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Man Utd target Vermaelen set for crunch Wenger meeting at Arsenal

Manchester United are ready to pounce for Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen.

The Daily Mail says Vermaelen is poised for crunch talks with Arsene Wenger as doubt lingers over his future.

Vermaelen didn't travel to Austria with the majority of the first-team squad on Monday.

Manager Arsene Wenger preferred for the Belgian, who sustained a knee injury in Brazil, to stay in England to work on his base fitness.

Arsenal's travelling party arrive back from Austria today, with Vermaelen will use the opportunity to discuss his future with Wenger in the coming days.

Vermaelen is a target for Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and has also been linked with a move to Barcelona.

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