Arsenal could be set to complete the transfer of French star in January, according to reports from the Telegraph.
30-year-old Frenchman Mathieu Debuchy has been advised to leave Arsenal in the winter transfer window due to lack of play time, and Debuchy has been rumoured to be keen on leaving in January.
Debuchy fell down the pecking order at Arsenal and has since yet to get regular play time in Arsene Wenger’s team.
France Coach has advised the former Newcastle United man to leave to get more regular play time if he truly wants to be in his national squad for the Euro 2016.
Injury to Bellerin forced the Arsenal manager to start Debuchy against Bayern Munich in the Champions League clash which they lost by 5-1.
The full-back was signed by Wenger for £12m and could leave the north London club, unless he gets regular play time and it is believed he will make the move in January when the transfer window opens.
“Mathieu [Debuchy] has not lost all of his qualities overnight. But he has played very little. He needs to face up to the competition at his club,” Goal.com quoted Deschamps as saying.
“I spoke to him in September. He is a player who is under contract at Arsenal. He is somebody who is rational and intelligent.
“You cannot pretend to be at 100 per cent at international level when you play so little. It’s up to him to see what happens in December, January.”
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