Mathieu Debuchy to Arsenal? Transfer edges closer after defender removes all mention of Newcastle United from Twitter profile
The deal is expected to be concluded after defender returns from World Cup
Mathieu Debuchy is a Newcastle United player no more, according to his Twitter profile.
The French right-back, who has been strongly linked with an £11m move to Arsenal all summer, has removed all mention of playing for the Magpies, or 'NUFC' as he had wrote, from his bio.
It is becoming a sign of the times that players will let the cat out of the bag on Twitter first, Luke Shaw revealed on his bio that he had joined Manchester United last week, then just over an hour after the Old Trafford club confirmed it.
Read more: Sagna joins Man City
Wenger preparing £11m bid for Debuchy
Arsenal fixtures 2014/15
Newcastle fixtures 2014/15
Debuchy, who is away with France at the World Cup, is expected to be conclude his deal to become Bacary Sagna's replacement after the tournament in Brazil.
Latest in Sport
Paul Scholes: Manchester United vs Liverpool - I don't understand why Brendan Rodgers was not more attacking against Basel
Jesus Christ plays for Chelsea - that's what one in five children thinks
Transfer Talk: Nemanja Vidic to return to Manchester United; Hazard to leave Chelsea; Sunderland want Radamel Falcao
Frank Warren column: Don't bet on Amir Khan landing pay day against Floyd Mayweather
Manchester United transfer news: Kevin Strootman move edges closer
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food