Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours.
Wenger has been encouraged by Wilshere’s form and fitness since he returned from almost five months out with ankle ligament damage but is clearly still not ready to follow the lead of Roy Hodgson and use him in a holding midfield role.
Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, 27, will not be leaving the Serie A side, despite interest from Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea, according to talkSPORT.
The Argentina star has been linked with a move to the Premier League, with the trio thought to be keen on the 27-year-old’s services.
Real Sociedad have revealed that talks to sign Arsenal forward Joel Campbell have hit the skids, the Daily Star reports.
Arsenal are reportedly in talks to sign Roma defender Alessio Romagnoli, the Daily Express reports.
The Gunners consider the young defender as a replacement for Per Mertasacker.
Real Madrid are reportedly ready to open to sign Arsenal keeper David Ospina, the Daily Express reports.