Arsenal locked in Barcelona talks for Afellay Updated August 28, 2012, 12:05 pm

Arsenal are in talks for Barcelona midfielder Ibrahim Afellay.

Dutch sources say Arsenal are working furiously on a deal this week to land Afellay before Friday's transfer deadline.

Rob Jansen, Afellay's agent, has spoken with the Gunners, though Barca will have to drop their 6 million asking price for the deal to happen.

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