Arsenal January transfer news LIVE: Alexis’ family in London ahead of exit


Alexis’ family arrive in London ahead of Arsenal exit


The family of Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez have arrived in London ahead of the Chile international’s expected departure from the club, Goal can reveal.

Manchester City still lead the way in terms of capturing the former Barcelona ace, but Man United carry an interest too.

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Spurs drop interest in Arsenal target Malcom


Malcom Bordeaux

Arsenal’s hopes of landing Malcom have received a boost after Spurs cooled their interest in the Bordeaux man, reports the Daily Star.

As reported by Goal, the 20-year-old is seen as a top target at Emirates Stadium in the January window, as Arsene Wenger plans for life without Alexis Sanchez.

And the Gunners seem to be in pole position, with their rivals having dropped out of the race to sign the Brazilian. 


‘Mourinho risks Alexis custard pie’


Alexis Sanchez Arsenal

Manchester United’s “gamble” on Alexis Sanchez surprises Paul Merson, who feels Jose Mourinho is risking a “custard pie” if the player ends up at arch-rivals Manchester City.

The former Arsenal forward told Sky Sports: “It’s a big gamble what Jose’s done with Alexis Sanchez, by going ‘I want Sanchez’. Because if Sanchez chooses to go to Man City, that’s a real custard pie to Man United.”

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Arsenal expect Alexis exit but hopeful on Ozil


Mesut Ozil Alexis Sanchez Arsenal

Arsene Wenger concedes that Alexis Sanchez is likely to leave Arsenal, but he remains optimistic regarding a new contract for Mesut Ozil.

The Gunners have seen speculation surrounding two key figures cast an unwelcome shadow over their efforts in 2017-18, with Manchester rivals City and United ready to pounce if the exit door is opened.

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The €37m star who could replace Alexis


Cristian Pavon Alexis Sanchez

With Alexis Sanchez’s departure from Arsenal now only a matter of time, the search has begun in earnest for his replacement.

Cristian Pavon, the Boca Juniors striker making big waves in Argentina, has emerged as a real target for the Gunners as they look for a successor to one of the finest talents in the Premier League.

Goal explains why the €37m-rated talent could be a perfect choice for Arsene Wenger.


Arsenal end David Luiz interest


David Luiz Chelsea 2017

Arsenal have ended their interest in signing Chelsea defender David Luiz as his wage demands are too high, reports the Daily Star.

Arsene Wenger was open to raiding a London rival for the Brazil international, but his search for a centre-half will now shift elsewhere.


Van Persie set for Feyenoord return


Robin van Persie Fenerbahce

Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is set to leave Fenerbahce to complete a return to Feyenoord, according to AD.

The Dutchman began his senior career with the Eredivisie club and looks as though he will now be returning having struggled for game time in Turkey during the 2017-18 season.


Arsenal join chase for Rafinha


Rafinha Barcelona 2016-17

Arsenal have joined the likes of Inter and Celta in pursuing Barcelona midfielder Rafinha, according to Sport. 

Ravaged by injuries, Rafinha has been made available for transfer at Camp Nou as he seeks more playing minutes. 

Both Inter and Celta are keen to strike a loan deal in January, and with Arsenal now in the picture the player will have no lack of options.


Wenger plans to stay until 2019


Arsene Wenger Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted he is still committed to the Premier League club and has no plans to leave before the end of his contract in 2019.

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West Brom set Evans transfer deadline


Jonny Evans West Brom

Manchester City and Arsenal target Jonny Evans has been set a deadline of just over two weeks to decide his future by West Brom, according to the Daily Mail.

The former Manchester United man has seen his name linked with some of the Premier League’s biggest clubs in the current window. 

But he will have to make up his mind by January 28, or his club will veto a move expected to be worth around £35 million. 


Arsenal want Martial in Alexis deal


Anthony Martial, Man Utd

Arsenal want Anthony Martial included in any deal that would take Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United, according to the Daily Star.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger wants a replacement before he allows Alexis to leave, and he is hopeful Martial can be that player.

United are reluctant to let Martial go, however, though they would be willing to include Chris Smalling in the deal should Arsenal be keen on the centre-back.


No Alexis bidding war, says Wenger


Alexis Sanchez

Arsene Wenger has said there is no bidding war between Manchester City and Manchester United over Alexis Sanchez.

The Frenchman was tight-lipped over the future of the Chile international but did not deny that approaches had been made.

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Mourinho refuses to rule out Alexis move


Jose Mourinho Manchester United Southampton

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is not ruling out the possibility of a move for Alexis Sanchez.

The Arsenal forward has been widely expected to join Manchester City, but the Red Devils have reportedly swooped in with a late move for the 29-year-old. 

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Did Benzema snub Arsenal & Chelsea?


Karim Benzema Real Madrid

Karim Benzema turned down two offers to leave Real Madrid in the summer, with Arsenal and Chelsea having been interested, according to Don Balon.

The Frenchman apparently has no interest in moving to England and wants to remain with the Liga giants, despite frequent links with Tottenham striker Harry Kane.

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