Arsene Wenger is reportedly keen on bolstering his side in the January transfer window for the second half of the 2015/2016 season.
Aston Villa French manager Remi Garde has confirmed that he has spoken to Arsenal about signing Mathieu Debuchy, according to the reports. Arsenal coach has confirmed that it is highly unlikely that the 30-year-old experienced defender would be remaining at the Emirates come the end of the January transfer window.
Remi Garde admitted that he has held talks with Wenger a few days ago about some of the players and Mathieu Debuchy was among these players. He was quoted as saying; ‘’it’s too early and it won’t help me or anyone to go forward in this style to make too many more comments.
Debuchy left Newcastle for the Emirates for £10 Million in 2014 but his position has now been taken over this days by Hector Bellarin since he got a shoulder and ankle injuries which kept him away from the first team action and limiting his appearances for the Gunners to a mere 20 appearances since his arrival in 2014.
Italian side AS Roma and French outfit Olympique Lyon were previously linked to the French man but the rumours have died down of late; as Debuchy is now looking more likely to remain in the premier league but not with the Gunners as West Brom and Aston Villa are now locked head-to head for the player’s signature.
Garde would be happy to win the race for his fellow Frenchman’s signature as Aston Villa would be looking to save their season. The Villains are currently bottom In the Premier League, and Debuchy’s experience would go a long way.
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