Tuesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip.
All that is left to do is sign the contract, which could spell the end of the line for David Ospina.
Chelsea captain John Terry says Blues goalkeeper Petr Cech, 33, would earn Arsenal an extra 12 to 15 points a season if his expected move goes ahead, talkSPORT reports.
Terry’s comments would suggest that the deal is almost complete.
Manchester City will move for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, 23, if they miss out on Juventus’ 22-year-old French midfielder Paul Pogba, according to The Sun.
City are still keen to up their quota of homegrown players, and want to give Wilshere the chance to kick start his career in the northwest.
Arsenal are expected to make a £28million bid for Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to the Daily Mirror.
The Gabonese international was in fine form for Dortmund last term, and Wenger has identified him as the ideal man to add to their attacking output next season.
Ilkay Gundogan’s agent has revealed that the playmaker could opt to stay on at Borussia Dortmund under new coach Thomas Tuchel, according to the Daily Express.
Arsenal and Manchester United had been keeping tabs on the Germany international, but now risk missing out entirely.