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Arsenal sign Sead Kolasinac on free transfer as defender signs five-year deal, according to German reports

Schalke's Bosnian left-back is out of contract at the end of the season and can move to Emirates for free

Arsenal have completed the signing of FC Schalke 04 left-back Sead Kolašinac on a five-year deal according to reports in Germany.

The Bosnia and Herzegovina international is out of contract at the end of the season and becomes a free agent on June 30.

Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac has reportedly signed a five-year deal with Arsenal

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Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac has reportedly signed a five-year deal with Arsenal

Kolasinac has been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates over the last few months with some suggesting he has already passed a medical for the Gunners.

Chelsea and Manchester City had also been chasing him but it appears that it could be all over now.

Fans of Schalke 04 were saying their final goodbyes at the last home game this weekend after reports circulated

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Fans of Schalke 04 were saying their final goodbyes at the last home game this weekend after reports circulated

Raphael Wiesweg, a journalist who covers Schalke, tweeted: “The output of @seadk6 is fixed. Sead #Kolasinac has signed a 5-year contract at @Arsenal . #S04 #Schalke”.

Fans appeared to be saying their final goodbye’s to the left-back at Schalke 04 final home game at the weekend as rumours circulated about his move to North London.

Calciomercato writer Matteo Pedrosi also claimed Kolasinac has agreed a move Arsenal, tweeting: “Done deal: Sead #Kolasinac has signed a 5-year contract with @Arsenal.”

Arsene Wenger has not confirmed any reports about the Schalke 04 left-back

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Arsene Wenger has not confirmed any reports about the Schalke 04 left-back

Arsene Wenger was asked about Kolasinac after the report but said: “We can deny that story at the moment. Nothing has been concluded with anybody.

“I think it is important we do not talk about transfers.”

The signing could leave the futures of current Arsenal left-backs Nacho Monreal and Kieran Gibbs in doubt.

The arrival of Kolasinac could change the whole team line-up for Arsenal

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The arrival of Kolasinac could change the whole team line-up for Arsenal