What the papers say: Fiorentina agree to talk to Arsenal but has Melo already been sold?

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The Sun - Arsene suffers Melo defeat
ARSENE WENGER has missed out on top summer target Felipe Melo. Arsenal boss Wenger had held talks over a switch for the Fiorentina defensive midfielder. But Juventus swooped for Brazilian Melo last night and will officially announce his arrival later today.

The Daily Mail - Arsenal boss Wenger to offer Eboue and Senderos in Melo deal
Arsene Wenger is ready to use Emmanuel Eboue and Philippe Senderos in a players-plus-£5million deal for Fiorentina midfielder Felipe Melo.

ARSENAL are willing to offer Fiorentina Emmanuel Eboue and Philippe Senderos as part of their bid to sign Felipe Melo.

Arsenal last night got the green light to bid for Brazil’s Confederations Cup midfield star Felipe Melo.

The Independent Melo and Eboue in potential Arsenal swap deal
Fiorentina are prepared to trade Brazilian midfielder Felipe Melo in exchange for Arsenal full-back Emmanuel Eboue. 

The Daily Telegraph - Robin Van Persie set to remain at Arsenal for £80k a week
Robin Van Persie will commit his future to Arsenal by signing a new five-year contract at the Emirates Stadium.

The Guardian - Arsène Wenger in talks with Fiorentina over buying midfielder Felipe Melo
Arsène Wenger has opened talks with Fiorentina over the purchase of the midfielder Felipe Melo, and the Arsenal manager has proposed to use Emmanuel Eboué as a makeweight in the deal.

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