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Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal leaving for Real Sociedad today

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal is leaving for Real Sociedad today.

Mundo Deportivo says Monreal has been granted permission to leave for San Sebastian.

The veteran will depart for La Real on Saturday, meaning he'll miss Sunday's derby against Tottenham.

Monreal is understood to be joining La Real for a knockdown fee of €250,000.

The Gunners agreeing to the nominal sum out of deference for the six years he was with the club.

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