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Record £630m on transfers

Premier League football clubs have reportedly spent a record £630 million on new players during the summer transfer window, which closed at 11pm last night. The previous record of £500 million has stood since 2008.

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Arsenal 'agree deal with Real Madrid' to sign Mesut Ozil

Arsenal have agreed a deal with Real Madrid to sign German midfielder Mesut Ozil in a move that would shatter their transfer record, Press Association Sport understands.

German international Mesut Ozil could join Arsenal. Credit: Daniel Karmann/DPA

The 24-year-old is set to discuss terms over the proposed transfer, which is believed to be around 50million euros (£42.2m), and then look to complete a medical ahead of the 11pm transfer deadline.

The Gunners are also reportedly looking to bring in a couple more players before the summer transfer window closes.

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