La Liga - Merida to sign for Atletico

PA Sport - Tue, 25 May 21:10:00 2010

Atletico Madrid have confirmed the imminent capture of young Arsenal midfielder Fran Merida on a four-year contract.

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Merida has been at Arsenal since 2006, having previously been part of the youth set-up at home-town club Barcelona, but his deal with the Gunners expires on June 30.

The 20-year-old will then sign and be presented by the Europa League champions on Friday at the Vicente Calderon stadium.

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