REPORT:As £52m bid accepted Martin Zubimendi to Arsenal is a “Done deal,”

current news about Arsenal transfers with The Real Sociedad player Martin Zubimendi is once again a target for the Gunners following another setback with Thomas Partey’s injury.

Martin Zubimendi, a midfielder for Real Sociedad, has been under observation by Arsenal before to the January transfer window, according to The summer saw interest in the Spain international from both Barcelona and the Gunners, but he ultimately decided to stay at Sociedad.


In the 2023–24 season, the 24-year-old has made 17 appearances across all competitions. On Wednesday night, Sociedad defeated Benfica 3–1 thanks to an outstanding Champions League performance. Zubimendi signed a new deal in late 2022 that prolonged his stay at the team until 2027 and included a €60 million (£52.3 million) release clause.


Mikel Arteta and Edu were interested in adding another midfield player to their roster in addition to Declan Rice, and they eventually signed Kai Havertz from Premier League rivals Chelsea. Arsenal’s London rivals utilized the Germany international in attack, but Arteta is adamant that he belongs in his midfield three.

In his first few months at Emirates Stadium, Havertz has found it difficult to live up to his £65 million price tag. As a result, having a fresh midfield player is crucial, especially in light of Thomas Partey’s injury. After missing the last two weeks due to a thigh injury, knows that Partey has undergone a “procedure”.


Due to a groin issue, the 30-year-old missed most of September; nevertheless, a new injury surfaced before the Champions League trip to Sevilla. Partey’s participation for Ghana at the AFCON in January 2024 is now uncertain since he is anticipated to miss the rest of the year.


It’s possible that Zubimendi may sign with the Gunners in January, but he may have already ruled out a move to Barcelona. “It motivates me more to inherit Asier Illarramendi’s No. 4 than it does to inherit Sergio Busquets’ No. 5,” he said to El Diario Vasco when asked if he could be able to take Sergio Busquets’ spot at Camp Nou.

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