Tuesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.