Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Arsenal as doubt continues to cloud the futures of the likes of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez
ALEXIS TO GIVE ARSENAL LAST CHANCE
Alexis Sanchez will see out his contract at Arsenal before deciding whether the club can match his ambitions, according to the Daily Mirror.
The Chilean wants to see the Gunners make a major splash in this summer’s transfer market and could join Chelsea for free in 2018 if he is not satisfed with the team’s progress.
WENGER & GAZIDIS CLASH
Senior figures at Arsenal are worried about Arsene Wenger’s unwillingness to embrace changes suggested by chief executive Ivan Gazidis, according to the Daily Mirror.
Gazidis wants to revamp and modernise a number of different aspects of the club’s operation and bring in a director of football, but Wenger has labelled such changes “superficial”.
ARSENAL KEEN ON EDERSON
Arsenal watched Benfica’s 3-3 draw against Estoril on Wednesday and are keen on goalkeeper Ederson, according to the Sun.
The 23-year-old is seen as a potential long-term successor for Petr Cech but Manchester City are also interested in signing him this summer.
ARSENAL IN TALKS WITH COMAN
Arsenal have opened talks with Juventus in regards to a summer transfer for attacker Kingsley Coman, according to Telefoot.
The 20-year-old has spent the past two seasons on loan at Bayern Munich and is set to be at the centre of a transfer battle at the end of the season, with Chelsea and Manchester City both thought to have had £50 million bids turned down.
Coman, a senior France international, graduated through the Paris Saint-Germain academy before signing a five-year contract with Italian champions Juventus in 2014.
PEP & MOU CONTACT ALEXIS
Both Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola have spoken to Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez regarding summer moves, according to Prensa Futbol.
The Chile international is keen to leave the Emirates Stadium at the end of the season and both Manchester clubs are keen on adding him to their ranks.
MARSEILLE EYE ARSENAL DUO
Marseille have made Arsenal pair Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud their main summer transfer targets, according to L’Equipe.
The Ligue 1 outfit want to lift themselves back to the top of French football and are willing to spend £85 million on the Gunners duo.
INTER TO SIGN ARSENAL TARGET
According to a report from Italian publication Telelombardia, via Football Italia, Inter are poised to sign Arsenal target Kostas Manolas in a deal worth around £36.9 million.
Arsene Wenger has long been linked with a move for the Roma star, along with Premier League and London rivals Chelsea, and had a bid rejected in the summer.
The Serie A side are reportedly willing to cash in on the Greece international, with Manolas refusing to extend his contract past the 2019 expiry date.
ARSENAL OPEN WILSHERE TALKS
Arsenal have opened contract talks with midfielder Jack Wilshere, according to the Daily Mirror.
The England international is currently on loan at Bournemouth, with his contract with the Gunners set to expire in 2018.
But Arsenal do not want Wilshere to leave for nothing at the end of next season and as such want to tie him down to a longer deal.
ALEXIS WANTS CHELSEA MOVE
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez wants to join Chelsea this summer, according to the Daily Telegraph.
The Chile forward is settled in London , though Arsenal are reluctant to sell and would rather the player run down the final 12 months of his contract at the Emirates Stadium.
PSG IN ALEXIS TALKS
Paris Saint-Germain have opened talks with the representatives of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, according to RMC Sport.
The French giants are said to have met “many times” with the Chilean’s agent as they look to put a summer transfer in place.
OSPINA SET FOR FENERBAHCE
Fenerbahce are closing in on a deal to sign Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina for around €7 million, according to Fanatik.
The Turkish club are still waiting for the Gunners to give the deal their final seal of approval but have set up a salary package worth €2.5m annually over four years for the Colombian.
ARSENAL IN ZAHA CHASE
Arsenal are among a host of top Premier League clubs interested in signing Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, according to the Guardian.
Palace hope to tie the winger down to a new contract but the Gunners, Chelsea, Manchester City and, in particular, Tottenham are all keen on the former Manchester United man.
FOUR-WAY FIGHT FOR JAMES
Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea will all battle it out to sign Real Madrid star James Rodriguez this summer, reports the Mirror.
Promises over playing time have not been met at the Bernabeu, causing the Colombian to seek a move away, but Madrid are keen to recoup the money they paid for him.
ARSENAL SCOUT JANKTO
Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto may have increased his chances of a move to the Premier League after a goalscoring performance in front of Arsenal scouts on Sunday, Gazzetta dello Sport reports.
The 21-year-old has impressed over the last two seasons with the Serie A side and opened the scoring in Sunday’s 2-2 draw with Torino. Alongside Stoke City, the Gunners are said to be interested and representatives were there to keep an eye on the £12 million-rated Czech Republic international.
ARSENAL PLOT GUEYE MOVE
Arsenal are plotting a summer move for Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye, according to the Sunday People.
Arsene Wenger is keen to bolster his midfield ranks and sees the former Aston Villa man as the perfect addition due to his similarities with N’Golo Kante.
WEST HAM WANT WILSHERE
West Ham are willing to spend £30 million on Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere this summer, according to The Sun.
The England international has spent the current campaign on loan at Bournemouth and is likely to be sold by the Gunners at the end of the season.
PSG IN WENGER TALKS
Paris Saint-Germain have opened up contract talks with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who is out of contract at the end of the season, Canal+ reports.
The Ligue 1 champions are prepared to offer the manager substantial backing in the transfer market to achieve his goals.
ARSENAL’S WENGER COMPROMISE
Arsenal may seek a compromise in the ongoing Arsene Wenger saga which keeps all parties happy, reports the Express.
Amid calls for the Frenchman to be moved on, the Gunners are considering handing him a director of football role above a head coach such as the club’s all-time leading goalscorer, Thierry Henry.
ARSENAL HAVE TADIC INTEREST
Southampton are likely to face renewed interest for winger Dusan Tadic this summer, with Arsenal among the clubs keen on the Serbia star.
Tadic has been a consistently excellent performer for the Saints since joining the club in 2014 and Atletico Madrid, Juventus and Napoli, in addition to the Gunners, are all monitoring him.