It is starting to look very likely that Gilberto will leave arsenal maybe as soon as today to join Panathinaikos.

After the losing Flamini Many expected Gilberto to once again fill the role he had lost to the French man but this now look unlikely.

Panathinaikos president Nikos Pateras held negotiations with the 31-year-old’s representatives in Athens on Thursday. A club spokesman said if Arsenal accepted the 1.5 million euros offered then a deal may be concluded on Friday.

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