Barca agree Vermaelen fee – report

The BBC has reported that Barcelona and Arsenal have agreed a fee for the transfer of Thomas Vermaelen.

Sport reports that the Belgium international will cost La Blaugrana €19m and all that remains is for Barca to agree terms with the defender.

Barca’s director of football Raul Sanllehi has been in London to push through the deal amid interest in Vermaelen from Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United.

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