Wednesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour roundup.
The Uruguayan has emerged as a top target since the deal to sign Karim Benzema has dragged on for far too long.
Arsenal’s 18-year-old midfielder Gedion Zelalem held talks with Rangers yesterday over a loan move to the club, but is also wanted by English trio Fulham, Charlton and Birmingham City, the Daily Record reports.
The USA international has yet to make a first team appearance for The Gunners.
Arsenal are ready to step up their interest in Bayern Munich’s Mario Gotze, the Daily Mirror reports.
Gotze has been linked with an exit from the Alianz Arena this summer after reportedly falling out with manager Pep Guardiola.
Mikel Arteta reckons the current crop of Arsenal stars is the best for ‘many, many years’, the Daily Star reports.
The Gunners recorded their first three points of the new Premier League season with a hard-fought 2-1 win away to Crystal Palace last Sunday.