Arsenal wants club captain as Aaron Ramsey’s replacement in January

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Arsenal are interested in signing Porto captain Hector Herrera to replace Aaron Ramsey.

That’s according to the Evening Standard, who claim the 28-year-old midfielder could be targeted in the January transfer window.

Earlier this month, Ramsey’s representatives confirmed the Welsh international would likely depart as a free agent at the end of the season after the club chose not to continue discussions over a new contract.

Recent reports suggest Manchester United and Liverpool are eyeing a cut-price move for Ramsey in January.

And with just 82 days until the transfer window opens – Arsenal are looking for replacements.

Herrera, who played every minute of Mexico’s World Cup campaign, could be snapped up on a free with his contract expiring in June 2019.

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