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<b>Likeliest arrival</b><br/>
After Arsene Wenger admitted that his defence needed bolstering, the Gunners are looking to express further interest in signing 23-year old <b>Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa</b> from French champions Montpellier. He has made 168 league appearances for Montpellier after making his debut in 2007 and recently earned his first cap for France. Yanga-Mbiwa has only one year remaining on his contract, so could be available for just £7m.

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The Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini, left, while Newcastle had lined up a move for defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, right

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