McGuane quits Gunners for Barcelona


Arsenal youngster Marcus McGuane is set to join has joined Barcelona B in a permanent move before the transfer window shuts.

The 18-year-old midfielder, who made his Gunners debut in the Europa League against BATE Borisov earlier this season, has already been pictured sporting Barcelona training gear ahead of his medical.

Arsenal have now confirmed the deal. 

McGuane graduated from Hale End and has been a regular in Arsenal’s Premier League 2 squad this term.

While the Gunners have been trying to persuade him to commit his long-term future to the club, it looks as though he’s decided to chance his arm in Spain having attracted interest from a number of clubs. 

The likes of Manchester United and Juventus were also keeping tabs on the player knowing he only had six months left to run on his current deal at the Emirates.

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