Inter star tracked, playmaker boost, Alexis Sanchez worry and more Arsenal news

first_imgArsenal, again, have some work to do on their squad over the summer.Finishing as runners-up to Leicester City, in reality, flattered the Gunners last season, who failed to mount a serious title-challenge in the second half of the campaign.Injuries and predictable question marks over the quality of some in Arsene Wenger’s team has left many believing much business is needed in the incoming transfer window.But who could Wenger be eyeing over the next few months? And could he face a struggle to keep one of his key players?Get up to date on the latest Arsenal transfer news by viewing the slideshow above. 2. Gunners monitoring Croatia and Inter Milan attacker Ivan Perisic? – Perisic, who scored the winning goal in Croatia’s 2-1 victory over Spain on Tuesday night, has attracted the interest of the Gunners. With the future of Theo Walcott uncertain, Arsene Wenger is reportedly after a winger. The Frenchman is said to be keen on Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Riyad Mahrez, but Perisic could be a more realistic target. 5 3. Mario Gotze to be dropped from Bayern’s Champions League squad? – The future of Gotze has been the subject of much speculation over the past few months, with his playing time failing to improve at the Allianz Arena. Despite having a chance to impress a new manager in Carlo Ancelotti ahead of the new season, Bayern want to sell. Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo claim the Bundesliga giants are prepared to leave the Germany international out of their Champions League squad for next season in an attempt to encourage his exit. 5 5 5 4. Manchester City close to agreeing deal for Arsenal target Nolito? – Arsenal have been handed a blow in their pursuit of rumoured target Nolito. The striker has, according to Spanish television channel TV3, agreed personal terms on a three-year deal with Premier League rivals Manchester City. The Gunners reportedly tried to sign the Spaniard in January. With previous rumours of a bid for Jamie Vardy, a new forward could be a priority for Wenger this summer. 1. Juventus to offer player-plus-cash deal for Alexis Sanchez? Read all about this rumour below, then click the arrow above, right, to catch up on more Arsenal transfer gossip – With Real Madrid confirming Alvaro Morata’s buy-back clause has been activated, Juve are on the lookout for a replacement. And, according to Sky Sports Italia, Sanchez is the player wanted to fill the striker’s boots. The Serie A giants will reportedly draw on the Gunners’ struggle for silverware in an attempt to lure the Chile international to Turin, and could offer a £25m player-plus-cash deal. 5 5. Arsenal contact £7.7m-rated Brazilian left back Douglas Costa? – Arsenal, according to Brazilian outlet Hoje em Dia, have made contact with Atletico Mineiro over the availability of their left back. Costa only moved to Mineiro last summer, but his performances could see him move on quickly. He is said to be available for £7.7m. Barcelona are understood to also be interested, but haven’t been in touch, yet.last_img read more

"Inter star tracked, playmaker boost, Alexis Sanchez worry and more Arsenal news"