Saturday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup.
The Paris St Germain striker wants to have his medical and complete a switch in the coming days.
However, the Daily Star is reporting that Arsenal will unveil the signing of Karim Benzema before kick-off of their game against Liverpool at the Emirates on Monday.
The report claims that the Gunners have even chartered a private jet and rented a hotel room for the France international to fly over and undergo a medical.
Glasgow Rangers have completed the loan signing of Arsenal youngster Gedion Zelalem, according to reports in Scotland, the Daily Express reports.
The 18-year-old, who is highly regarded at the Emirates, will join the Scottish side on a season long loan deal.
Arsene Wenger has ruled Jack Wilshere out of England’s next two matches, the Daily Star reports.
Wilshere is on the comeback trail after a hairline fracture to his ankle, but Wenger insists he will not make it in time to play for his country.
Arsenal reportedly sent scouts to watch Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender on Tuesday, the Daily Mirror reports.
Bender was in action as Bayer lost 1-0 to Lazio in their Europa League playoff.