Dani Ceballos: Arsenal steal Tottenham target as Real Madrid midfielder agrees loan deal

Dani Ceballos: Arsenal steal Tottenham target as Real Madrid midfielder agrees loan deal

Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has made his first high profile summer transfer after acquiring 22-year-old Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos, on loan for the 2019-20 campaign.

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The 22-year-old is expected in London for a medical as soon as Tuesday, July 23.

Dani Ceballos: Arsenal steal Tottenham target as Real Madrid midfielder agrees loan deal

Dani Ceballos of Real Madrid in action during the La Liga match between Rayo Vallecano de Madrid and Real Madrid CF at Campo de Futbol de Vallecas on April 28, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.
Source: UGC

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According to AS, Emery has been personally involved in sealing the Spaniard's move having even spoke with his family.

The former Real Betis player is viewed as the ideal replacement for Aaron Ramsey who left for Juventus, in the coming season and is expected to play a key role in the midfield.

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His main strengths that could possibly have made him as priority signing for Arsenal are his high passing accuracy, ability to dribble, hold onto the ball and effective tackles.

Ceballos has made 56 appearances for Los Blancos since joining in 2017, and had been strongly linked with a move to Tottenham and Arsenal for sometime.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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