Most people that believe that are just people that want it to be true.The 'Secret Footballer' whoever the hell that is has said we have a deal done for Schneiderlin for 22.5MP. Only a couple of places are reporting it though and not the most reputable.
1. The Secret Footballer could be a nobody.
2. It's reportedly Dave Kitson (of Reading fame), and if not him then it would be a low-level footballer of that ilk who has no insight into other club's transfers - how ridiculous.
3. £23m is very low in today's inflated market for a midfielder who has been one of the best in the league this year. With every top club looking at him you can bet Southampton would encourage a public bidding war rather than a secret deal that seems too good to be true for Arsenal.
Sadly, I rate that rumour 0/10.