Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumour gossip.
The Turkish champions are hoping to pounce for the Costa Rica international after struggling with a number of injuries to their strikers this season, according to the Metro.
Hector Bellerin is enjoying the pressure of being the club’s first-choice right-back, the Daily Star reports.
The 20-year-old, famed for being the fastest player in the Gunners’ squad, moved ahead of Mathieu Debuchy in the pecking order last season.
Theo Walcott is in the form of his life after taking striker lessons from Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, the Daily Mirror reports.
Walcott puts his blistering Arsenal form – including four goals in his last seven matches – down to tips from Henry, who is around the club again after returning from Major League Soccer to work as a Sky TV pundit.
Francis Coquelin vividly remembers his first ever training session with Arsenal, describing it as ‘war’, the Daily Express reports.
Coquelin was handed a week-long trial at the club’s London Colney training base when he was 16.
Mesut Ozil believes Arsenal have what it takes to beat German giants Bayern Munich, the Daily Star reports.
The Gunners face back-to-back games against the German giants in the Champions League.