Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu set for intriguing 'switch', following Jurrien Timber's arrival: report

Arsenal star Takeihro Tomiyasu before a training session on July 11, 2023 in Herzogenaurach, Germany.
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Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu is set for what one report calls a "permanent switch" following the arrival of a competitor in his position.

The Gunners have been frenetic in the early weeks of the summer to complete deals for Kai Havertz and Declan Rice, with the latter yet to be formally announced. Another player arriving is Jurrien Timber, who plays at centre-back and right-back.

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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.