The Daily Star says the Frenchman is so confident of joining the Southampton exodus he has told team-mates he won't be back after the World Cup.
Arsenal and Tottenham are now set for a £20m battle over the classy French anchor man.
And Schneiderlin expects to follow them through the exit door once he returns from international duty in Brazil.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is a long-term admirer of Schneiderlin and preparing to firm up his interest with an offer.
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