Arsenal gossip: Gunners DROP interest in Vidal, but Napoli star ‘days away’ from joining

Tuesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip.

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Arsenal have ended their interest in Juventus’ 28-year-old Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal, according to The Telegraph.

Arsene Wenger has apparently been weighing up whether he needs to spend the money on the Chilean international as he already has a number of options in the middle.

during the Portuguese League  football match between SL Benfica and Sporting CP at Luz  Stadium in Lisbon on August 31, 2014. Celta Images Photo / Carlos Rodrigues (Photo credit should read Carlos Rodrigues/Celta Images).

However, Gunners manager Arsene Wenger prefers Sporting Lisbon’s Portugal midfielder William Carvalho, 23, the London Evening Standard reports.

Carvalho has been a target for Arsenal since last year, and has been impressing for the Portugal under-21s this summer.

Petr Cech

Petr Cech believes he can continue being a serial trophy winner at Arsenal, the Daily Mirror reports.

Chelsea legend Cech called time on his brilliant Blues career today to join the Gunners after losing the battle of Stamford Bridge for the No.1 spot to Thibaut Courtois.

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Cech has also revealed how national team colleague Tomas Rosicky played a huge part in convincing him to join him at the Emirates, the Daily Star reports.

during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and AC Cesena at Stadio San Paolo on May 18, 2015 in Naples, Italy.

Arsenal are in pole position to sign Faouzi Ghoulam, and will reportedly make a £9million transfer bid this week, the Metro reports.

The Napoli left-back is also being closely monitored by Chelsea and Manchester City, but the Gunners are now favourites complete the signing.

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