Former Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen has enjoyed training with his new club Barcelona over the past few days.
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Former Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen had to watch from the stands as Barcelona won their opening La Liga game of the season.
The Gunners left-back believes Calum Chambers and Mathieu Debuchy possess the ability to 'step into the boots' of the departing duo.
Arsenal have reportedly been lining up Olympiacos defender Kostas Manolas as a replacement for Thomas Vermaelen - and could be close to a deal.
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Arsenal are reportedly chasing Olympiakos defender Kostas Manolas but how does the Greek compare to the departed captain Thomas Vermaelen?
Barcelona fans have been voting for their preferred choice of centre-back pairing for the new season.