- Current club: Arsenal
- Date of Birth: 26 February 1986
- Birthplace: Pamplona, Pamplona, Spain
- Position: Defender
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Arsenal have confirmed the permanent sale of Nacho Monreal to Real Sociedad. The Spain international had just 11 months remaining on his Gunners deal and the north London giants have sanctioned his departure for a nominal fee.
Arsenal will be aiming to bounce back from the recent defeat against Liverpool when they entertain Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Arsenal cult hero Nacho Monreal is to depart the club this weekend, after the Gunners and Real Sociedad agreed a fee of around 250,000 euros for the player. Monreal, 33, had been in talks with the Spanish club for over a month and has decided that a return to his homeland at this stage of his career would be the best move.
Versatile defender Nacho Monreal could be set to depart Arsenal this summer, as Spanish club Real Sociedad begin talks to sign the 33-year-old player on a 4 million euro deal. Monreal is one of Arsenal's longest serving players and it is understood that the club want him to stay, but the defender is ready to return to his homeland.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery is prepared to sanction the sale of Nacho Monreal before the European transfer deadline, should the Spaniard request to part ways with the side.
Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal is reportedly on the verge of joining Real Sociedad after agreeing personal terms with the Spanish top-flight side.
Arsenal are reportedly prepared to sanction the surprise sale of Nacho Monreal to Real Sociedad before the transfer window closes in Spain.
Arsenal have the opportunity to maintain their perfect start to the Premier League campaign when they face Liverpool on the road on Saturday evening.
Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are set to miss Arsenal's league opener against Newcastle United with the police wanting to investigate further security incidents with the pair.
French duo Bordeaux and Rennes have reportedly open negotiations with Arsenal to secure the signature of wantaway defender Laurent Koscielny.
Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal believes Laurent Koscielny still has a future with the north London side despite refusing to travel with the squad for their pre-season tour.
The representative of Kieran Tierney has said that Celtic will ultimately decide the future of the defender amid interest from the likes of Arsenal and Napoli.
Crystal Palace have reportedly laughed off Arsenal's opening £40m bid for Wilfried Zaha and deemed the offer to be embarrassing.
Premier League sides Aston Villa and Arsenal are battling to sign defender Gary Cahill on a free transfer. Former Bolton Wanderers and Chelsea centre-back Cahill is available having failed to reach an agreement at Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal and Celtic have moved one step closer to an agreement for the transfer of left-back Kieran Tierney to North London. The Gunners had previously had their bid of £14 million rejected, and have since upped their offer to £18.75 million which has been accepted by the Scottish Premiership champions.
Arsenal are prepared to make a formal approach to land the signature of Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace after knowing of the attacker's ambition to join the club.
Arsenal are reportedly struggling to part ways with defender Shkodran Mustafi during this summer's transfer window.
Arsenal are confident that they can secure the signature of Celtic defender Kieran Tierney with a second bid of around £20m.
Barcelona are considering a move for former Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac. The Arsenal and Bosnia international defender has caught the eye of Barca's scouting team and according to a report from Spain, the club are ready to spend 30 million euros to recruit the player.
Arsenal take on London rivals Chelsea in the final of the Europa League on Wednesday night.The Gunners failed to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League earlier this month and they are now dependent on winning the midweek final in order to seal a Champions League berth next season.