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Arsenal aim to sign Benfica right-back as replacement for Juventus target Mathieu Debuchy

Arsenal already find Debuchy replacement ahead of January business.

Arsenal are moving fast to find a replacement for exit-bound right-back Mathieu Debuchy this January, with the Gunners plotting a move for Benfica defender Nelson Semedo.

The 21-year-old is a top talent who has caught the eye in recent times, with big clubs like Inter Milan also believed to be monitoring his situation at the moment.

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Arsenal currenty have Hector Bellerin as their first choice at right full-back, but the Metro reports that they would go after Semedo if Debuchy does leave for Juventus.

The experienced Frenchman has struggled with injuries since moving to the Emirates Stadium, but has previously impressed at Newcastle United as one of the finest full-backs in the Premier League.

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