Vermaelen 'on verge' of £10m Arsenal switch

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Ajax centre-back Thomas Vermaelen claims he is on the verge of a move to Arsenal.

The Gunners are reported to have agreed a £10m fee for the 23-year-old Belgiun international.

Vermaelen told Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad: "Moving to Arsenal is the right path for me.

"It is a great sporting challenge and I will also be financially better off. I think everything is going to be okay.

"In the coming days there will be more talks."