Friday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip.
Manager Arsene Wenger has been linked with a move for the Gabonese international for the better part of a year and may now spring into action.
Arsenal director Lord Harris says Arsene Wenger has £200m to play with in the transfer market this summer, according to the Metro.
The Gunners have made just one signing this summer with Petr Cech arriving from Chelsea in a deal worth around £11million.
Former Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby, 29, is set to have a medical with West Brom this weekend as he prepares to join on a free transfer, Sky Sports reports.
The Frenchman is a free agent after he was released by Arsenal during the summer following a succession of injury-ravaged seasons with the Gunners.
Arsenal are preparing an £8m move for Juventus striker Fernando Llorente, 30, according to The Sun.
The Spanish international is being forced out of Turin following the recent arrivals of Paulo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic.