Arsenal Set To Beat Rivals To Barcelona Defender

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Arsenal look set to beat Manchester United to the signing of Barcelona full-back Dani Alves with the Gunners ready to offer the Brazilian a huge pre-contract deal.

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The right-back has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League since the start of the season and will be out of contract at the Nou Camp in the summer, with Barcelona preparing for his departure.

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With no contract extension on the table,åÊ the Metro has reported that the English duo have both held talks with Alves‰Ûª representatives, with a å£15.6m contract offer being discussed.

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With both sides keen to land the 31-year-old, Arsenal are set to up their offer and can agree a deal as soon as possible if Alves signs a pre-contract deal ahead of a move to the Emirates next season.

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Wenger is reportedly ready to offer a higher weekly wage than Louis Van Gaal.

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Arsenal fans, do you really need to spend all this money on a right-back who is coming to the end of his career?

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