Mikel Arteta pushed for Takehiro Tomiyasu signing after halting Emerson pursuit

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta played a key role in signing Takehiro Tomiyasu over Emerson Royal, who ended up joining north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, The Athletic reports. The Gunners were first credited with an interest in Emerson and talks were held with Barcelona over a swap deal that would have seen Hector Bellerin move in […]