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All rumours of Thomas Vermaelen’s shock return to Arsenal have been quashed as the former Arsenal captain has reportedly completes summer move to AS Roma
The defender landed in Rome at around 1pm yesterday afternoon for a medical ahead of his season-long loan move from Barcelona.
All rumours of Thomas Vermaelen’s shock return to the Emirates stadium have been quashed as the ex-Arsenal captains as the complete his move to AS Roma.
— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) August 7, 2016
The 30-year-old had been linked with a return to the Emirates stadium as they on the hunt for a replacement for injured Per Mertesacker.
There are reports claiming that his deal with the Italian giants will be announced today.
The Italian giants are ready to offer £1.5m to take the centre-back on loan for the season, with the move being made permanent next summer following the payment of a further £7m.