Date: 28th August 2017 at 7:00pm
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Arsenal, Milan and have all missed out on the signing of midfielder Tolgay Arslan, according to the Corriere Dello Sport.

The national Italian newspaper reports the 27 year old had been courted by and the in recent weeks with the player’s contract expiring next summer, but have managed to secure a new deal for the player, keeping him at the club until 2022.

Arslan was born in Germany and started out his career with Hamburg before making the move to in 2015. He has played both for Germany’s Under 21 side and Turkey’s Under 21 team in the past but has not been capped at senior level by either country.

The German is a defensive midfield player who likes to dribble and is a strong passer of the ball. He was likely only a potential alternative if manager had chosen to sell either or Francis Coquelin this summer, with both players having been linked with moves away from the Emirates.