1) Arsenal eye Gareth Bale in Alexandre Lacazette swap
Arsenal have apparently suggested a swap deal with Real Madrid that would involve Alexandre Lacazette moving to the Bernabeu in January and Gareth Bale coming to the Emirates, according to a bizarre report from Defensa Central.
Lacazette looks set to leave the Gunners in the coming months. Defensa Central notes that his contract expires in 2022.
2) 100k-a-week Arsenal player is leaving in January
It looks as though Sead Kolasinac’s time at Arsenal will be coming to an end this January.
The 28-year-old is very much surplus to requirements at the Emirates Stadium, with just two appearances under his belt this season.
3) Per Mertesacker raves about Arsenal teenager, says he\'s \'very talented\'
Arsenal academy director Per Mertesacker has heaped praise on talented Gunners player Charlie Patino, during an interview with Football London.
The 17-year-old is already a regular with the under-23 outfit and has made seven appearances during 2021/22.
4) International boss hails Arsenal midfielder
Arsenal playmaker Emile Smith Rowe has been praised by England Under-21 boss Lee Carsley for his attacking credentials, saying he “finishes like a centre-forward”.
The Gunners ace scored a crucial goal for the Young Lions on Monday night, helping them to a 1-0 win over Andorra in Under-21 European Championship qualifying.
5) Thierry Henry piles pressure onto Mikel Arteta with Arsenal comments
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has appeared to question the style of play under current manager Mikel Arteta.
The Gunners have mostly looked pretty unconvincing under Arteta, even if the Spanish tactician got off to a promising start with an FA Cup final victory in his first season in charge.
6) Some fans think 77.5m striker would be perfect for Arteta
Arsenal fans have called for the club to move for Alexander Isak next year in wake of his latest display for Sweden.
The Gunners were linked with the 22-year-old in the summer transfer window.
However, Isak signed a new contract at Real Sociedad in July, which will take him to the summer of 2026.
7) Arsenal to make offer for talented 22-year-old wanted by Bielsa
Arsenal are making an ambitious attempt to beat a host of big clubs to the signing of Noa Lang, according to Voetbal 24.
The Club Brugge forward has been making waves in Belgium. During 2021/22, he has scored three goals and claimed four assists
8) Ex-Arsenal ace Wilshere plays down idea of retirement
Former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere insists he is focused on a return to playing.
Wilshere has been a free agent since his exit from Bournemouth at the end of last season.
The 29-year-old has been helping out Arsenal academy chief Per Mertesacker over the past month, but he has played down any suggestion he is ready to retire.