Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal:
Player of the tournament at the recent under-21 European Championships William Carvalho is closing in on a move to Arsenal, according to the Daily Express.
The move could cost the Gunners around £20m.
Meanwhile, the ongoing transfer saga regarding Arturo Vidal has taken another twist, after the Metro reported that Arsenal were ready to make a £21.2m bid.
The report suggests that Vidal wishes to leave Juventus this summer.
Arsenal’s latest signing Petr Cech wants to stay at Arsenal for the rest of his career, according to the Daily Express.
He plans to continue until he’s at least 40.
Santi Cazorla has become a key target for Atletico Madrid, as they face up to the prospect of losing Arda Turan, the Metro report.
The 30-year-old would be open to the idea of returning to La Liga after three years away.
Finally, Arsenal will accept bids for David Ospina, Joel Campbell, Lukas Podolski, and Mathieu Flamini, according to the Metro.