Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal:
Apparently, the only thing now preventing a deal is whether the Frenchman wants to move to the Emirates it seems.
The Gunners are planning to swoop in with a £21.1m offer for Schalke winger Julian Draxler, after talks about a move to Juventus reached a stalemate, the Metro report.
The 21-year-old has agreed personal terms with the Old Lady, but a fee has yet to be arranged.
Arsenal are also considering whether to make a £21.26m offer for Sevilla’s Grzegorz Krychowiak, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Officials from the Emirates allegedly flew out to watch the midfielder during the club’s Super Cup clash with Barcelona.
Mathieu Flamini has been told that he can leave the north London side this summer, according to Goal.
However, the midfielder is holding out for a pay-off from the final year of his contract before he moves on.
Finally, former Arsenal target Alessio Romagnoli has explained why he chose to move to AC Milan this summer, the Daily Express report.
“This is the most successful and best club in the world,” he claimed.