Manchester United will reportedly lose out to Barcelona in the race to secure Thomas Vermaelen's services.
Belgium XI: Courtois, Alderweireld, Van Buyten, Kompany, Vermaelen, Witsel, Fellaini, De Bruyne, Mertens, Hazard, Lukaku
Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen has been linked with a £10million move to Manchester United.
Arsenal Captain Thomas Vermaelen will wait until after Belgium's World Cup run to start thinking about his future at Arsenal.
While neither is an odds on favorite to start, Arsenal are waiting on assessments of Thomas Vermaelen and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before determining their availability for the FA Cup final squad.
Arsenal continues to be without key reserves as Thomas Vermaelen joins Mikel Arteta, Thomas Rosicky, Nacho Monreal, and Nicklas Bendtner in being unavailable for the Fulham match.
Thomas Vermaelen came off at halftime of Arsenal's FA Cup win over Spurs with a knee complaint. The issue is a minor one but the Week 21 match with Aston Villa will likely come too soon for the Belgian to be available.
Thomas Vermaelen was substituted off with no reason given in Arsenal's FA Cup win over Spurs on Saturday. He has now been listed on Arsenal's injury report with a knee complaint.
In a high profile friendly against Colombila, Thomas Vermaelen played the full 90 minutes for Belgium in a 2-0 loss to the South Americans.
Thomas Vermaelen claims not to be worried yet but despite being captain he has hardly been playing at all this season.
Arsenal center back Thomas Vermaelen started his first match of the season against West Brom in the Capital One Cup today.
Arsenal D Thomas Vermaelen insists he is happy at Arsenal despite his late season benching.