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Arsenal, Villa to miss out on Everton midfielder Arteta

Arsenal and Aston Villa face defeat in their pursuit of Everton midfielder Mikel Arteta.

The Mail on Sunday says the midfielder and his wife, Lorena, have been told their one-year-old son Gabriel is partially sighted.

And now the couple plan to return to Spain in order to be closer to their families for the sake of their son.

Arsenal and Aston Villa are also interested in Arteta - but his future now looks in Spain

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