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Report – Emery acts to sign €20million star for Arsenal

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has already strengthened the squad since joining the club this summer and the Spanish manager must further reinforce the team before the start of the new season.

The north Londoners have already signed an experienced right back in the form of Lichtsteiner to improve their defense and have also lured Leno to sort out the goal keeping department.

As far as the midfield is concerned, a proven quality midfielder in the form of Argentine international Ever Banega is linked with the Gunners.

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According to Estadio Deportivo, Emery has contacted the South American player to bring him to the Emirates.

Banega was a key member of the Sevilla side when Unai Emery was in charge of the club and now the Spanish boss wants to re-unite with the La Albiceleste star at Arsenal.

Last season, the former Valencia midfielder featured in 50 games in all competitions, scored 5 goals and provided 6 assists.

Banega made his senior international debut back in 2008 and so far, he has played 62 games for Argentina. He is currently in Russia with the national side and played just 36 minutes against Iceland.

As per the provided Estadio Deportivo link, the 29-year-old star’s current deal with Sevilla will expire in 2020 and it has a release clause of €20million.