Arsenal have clinched agreement for Valencia midfielder Juan Mata.

The Sun says Valencia winger Mata has told friends he is joining the Gunners in a £19m deal.

The arrival of Mata, 23, would be seen as a coup as Tottenham have also launched a last-ditch bid.

Barcelona are also being linked with Mata should they fail to prise Cesc Fabregas away from the Gunners.

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