Arsenal ‘one step away’ from signing Dani Ceballos on loan from Real Madrid

first_img Comment Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 16 Jul 2019 11:52 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link183Shares Arsenal ‘one step away’ from signing Dani Ceballos on loan from Real Madrid Ceballos only started 13 La Liga games for Real Madrid last season (Getty Images)Ceballos is currently on holiday after being given an extended break following Spain’s success at the European Under-21 Championship earlier this summer but is due to return on July 22.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe midfielder was one of Spain’s star performers during the tournament after being unable to secure a regular role under Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid.Earlier this month, AS claimed that Tottenham were leading the race to sign Ceballos with Mauricio Pochettino speaking directly to the midfielder in an attempt to persuade him to join Spurs.But it now appears Ceballos is set to join Spurs’ north London rivals on a temporary deal for the upcoming campaign.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CitySpeaking at the end of June, Ceballos admitted he would be open to leaving Madrid on loan in order to get more playing time.‘I don’t want them [Real Madrid] to sell me,’ he told Onda Cero.‘But I want to enjoy myself and feel important, wherever that may be.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Dani Ceballos is reportedly set to join Arsenal on loan (BPI/REX)Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos, according to reports in Spain.The 22-year-old has made it clear that he wants more playing time this season having started just 13 games in La Liga last term.Ceballos has also attracted interest from Tottenham and Liverpool.But according to AS, the midfielder is ‘one step away’ from joining Arsenal on loan.ADVERTISEMENTThe report claims that Unai Emery has played a key role in convincing Ceballos to join the Gunners ahead of their Premier League rivals. Advertisementlast_img

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