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DONE DEAL: Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen agrees Barcelona move

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ThomasVermaelenA2353648i DONE DEAL: Manchester United target confirms summer transfer Manchester United have suffered a blow in their ongoing pursuit of Thomas Vermaelen after the defender agreed terms to join Barcelona from Arsenal.

The Belgium international was linked with a move to Old Trafford and the Gunners manager Arsene Wenger confirmed the Red Devils’ interest. However, the Frenchman earlier admitted that he would prefer to sell the centre-back to a foreign club.

Vermaelen has now completted his medical before his move to the Catalan club.

A statement on Arsenal’s official website read,” Thomas Vermaelen has agreed to join Barcelona in a permanent transfer for an undisclosed fee.”

“Vermaelen passed his medical in Barcelona on Saturday. His transfer is subject to the completion of the normal regulatory process.”

“Everyone at Arsenal would like to thank Thomas for his contribution during his time at the club and wish him well for the future,” it added.

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Comments (2)

  1. Lvg signing of vemali whont solve d problem go nd sign benatia,di maria,vidal,turan,depay nd sor anderson,zaha,valencia,young,clevarly sor dem d door

  2. No need for Varmalean at Old Trafford it is good that he has joined F.C Barcelona and that has given Louis Van Gaal pressure to sign Mats Hummels and indeed we want him