Arsenal gossip: Striker set to sign, and bid considered for Chelsea target

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: The Gunners could complete a deal to sign Juventus forward Fernando Llorente by Monday, according to the Metro. The 30-year-old will move to the Emirates for around £8.56m. Arsenal could be about to scupper Chelsea’s move for Napoli winger Jose Callejon, the Metro suggest. The Blues were planning a £15.5m bid for the 28-year-old, but he could yet head to the Emirates. Arsene Wenger has been given a boost if he wishes to make a bid for long-time target Julian Draxler, the…

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Arsenal considering bid for Newcastle prospect as contract saga drags on

Arsenal are weighing up the possibility of making a surprising bid for Newcastle winger Rolando Aarons, after the Metro suggested that the youngster is yet to sign a new deal with the Magpies. The Metro report that The Gunners have been alerted about the situation, as despite suggestions that talks were reaching a conclusion, the 19-year-old is still a long way off agreeing a contract. However, they may have to beat off competition from Premier League rivals Liverpool, who, according to the Metro, are also monitoring his situation. Despite the…

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