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Gunners agree £15m sale of Song to Barcelona

Alex Song is set to sign for Barcelona. Photo credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Alex Song is set to sign for Barcelona. Photo credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS

Saturday, August 18, 2012
5:44 PM

Transfer news; Alex Song is to swap the Emirates for the Nou Camp

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Alex Song is set to join Barcelona in a £15 million switch after Arsenal agreed terms with the Spanish giants

The 24-year-old Cameroon international will now travel to the Nou Camp to agree personal terms and undergo a medical, Arsenal announced in a statement on their website.

Barcelona confirmed in a statement the fee for Song will be 19 million euros (£15 million).

The Barcelona statement read: “Barcelona have agreed a deal with Arsenal for the transfer of Alex Song to the Nou Camp. The fee is 19 million euros

“The Cameroon international midfielder will sign for the next five seasons with a release clause of 80 million euros.

“On Monday he’ll have a medical and then join the rest of the squad for the official team presentation at the Joan Gamper Trophy.”

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