Arsenal Beat Out Spurs and Chelsea in a Single Afternoon
Arsenal finally nab a top-class ball winning midfielder
Metro Journalist: Kenyan defensive midfielder, Victor Wanyama has become the latest player to leave Southampton after their takeover. Arsenal have managed to secure personal terms with Wanyama to beat out rivals Spurs and Chelsea to his signature, who also had the asking fee of 18M pounds accepted. Arsene Wenger will hope the deal eases the criticism of his transfer deals over past seasons, with fans and pundits alike questioning, primarily, the strength of his defensive midfield options. With the versatile Chilean, Alexis Sanchez out of favour at Barcelona, and rumours mounting that Sami Khedira could leave the Champions League holders this summer.