RUMOURS: Arsenal chasing Valencia left-back

The Spain Under-21 international has seen his team fall to pieces and may want to move to pastures new to continue his development

Arsenal are lining up a move for Valencia left-back Jose Gaya, the Mirror reports.

Gaya is seen as one of the most promising prospects in Europe, and with Valencia in disarray the 21-year-old may look to leave the Mestalla club as a result.

Manchester United and Chelsea had been linked with an interest in the young full-back, but Arsenal’s situation in that area requires attention, with Nacho Monreal turning 31 in February and Kieran Gibbs looking unlikely to be offered a contract extension.

Additionally, the report claims club insiders see Wenger’s planning for the future as an indication he will stay at the Emirates past his current contract.