Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal is close to joining Real Sociedad in this summer. Spanish club keen to sign left-back for the new season and their main target is Gunner’s footballer. Nacho joined the club from Malaga in 2013 with a £10m deal. The 32-year-old planning to leave Arsenal as there is no place for the defender in the club. Last summer Gunners signed Sead Kolasinac from Schalke 04 and he replaced Monreal. So Nacho should leave the London club if he still wants to play in starting line-up.
Real Sociedad finished La Liga on a 12th place last season and plans to improve their result next season. Monreal played in Spain during the several years and perfectly suits the club. Spanish club can easily sign left-back as Monreal doesn’t have many wishers.
In this season Spain international played 43 games, scored 6 goals and made 2 assists in all competition. This result will decrease because Arsene Wenger whose favourite was Nacho left the club and new coach Unai Emery prefers to replace Spaniard with Sead Kolasinac. Monreal contracted with Arsenal until 2019 and his release clause is the only €15m.