Guendouzi set to complete Marseille move

Matteo Guendouzi is closing in on a move to Marseille, with William Saliba expected to follow him to the Stade Velodrome.

Arsenal have been locked in talks with the Ligue 1 outfit for several weeks over a deal for Guendouzi.

The midfielder has not played for the Gunners since June, 2020.

Agreement has now been reached for the 22-year-old, with Marseille hopeful of finalising a deal within the next week.

Guendouzi to join Marsille on loan

He will initially join Marseille on loan for the 2021-22 season.

But the deal includes an obligation to buy next summer.

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In all, Arsenal will receive around £10m ($14m) for the France U-21 international.

Marseille will pay a loan fee of £850k for the coming season.

Then they will pay around £9m ($12m) to turn the move permanent in the summer of 2022.

Arsenal are hopeful of swiftly wrapping up a move for Anderlecht midfielder Albert Lokonga to replace Guendouzi.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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