£32m DM linked, Brazil ace wants to try luck in England and more AFC rumours

first_img 7 7 1. Alexandre Pato: Brazilian wants another crack in Europe – Click the yellow arrow above, right, to see more Arsenal transfer rumours – If Arsenal are serious about wanting another striker then it seems Pato would be keen. The former Milan striker has been on loan at Sao Paulo from Corinthians in his native Brazil, but has spoken highly about the Premier League, calling it “number one in the world”. In the Mail on Sunday he revealed: “My dream is to come back to Europe. I think it has to be to a club that plays to be champions. [A club] that challenges and has ambition.” 7 5. David Ospina: Besiktas want to take Arsenal no.2 away – Turkish club Besiktas would like Ospina to join them, vice chairman Ahmet Nur Cebi said. However, he did point out that “just because we want him does not mean he will come.” 7 2. Aleksandr Kokorin: Wenger to look at the striker again? – The rumour from Russia is Arsenal and Dynamo Moscow are locked in talks about the possibility of Kokorin coming to north London. A fee for the 24-year-old striker who has scored four goals in eight league games, could be agreed by the end of the month. It is not the first time the club have been linked with Kokorin. 3. William Carvalho: Expensive midfielder to plug hole? – Following a succession of injuries to key midfielders, Carvalho has been linked with a move to Arsenal in January. He could cost around £32m, which doesn’t seem like a very Arsene Wenger thing to do in winter. To sustain their Premier League title push, Arsenal may need to add a few players in January.The volume of injuries to members of the first team squad will obviously concern manager Arsene Wenger, who likes to avoid splashing cash unnecessarily.Here, talkSPORT looks at the latest transfer news surrounding the Gunners – click the yellow arrow above, right, to see them all.For more Arsenal news and to stay up to date click here. 7 7 7 6. Lucas Perez: Scouts in Spain to see winger – There are reports in Spain that Arsenal are keeping an eye on Deportivo La Coruna winger Lucas Perez and scouts have been to see the 27-year-old in action. 4. Victor Wanyama: Wenger likes the Southampton man – Wenger is a fan of Wanyama but says Arsenal “are not on the case”. The Southampton midfielder was highly praised by Gunners hero Robert Pires recently, with the Frenchman labelling him ‘world class’. 7. Joel Campbell: Merson thinks the club should cash in on him – Paul Merson believes the only way Campbell will play regularly for Arsenal is if they have injuries, otherwise he’s down the pecking order. He told Sky Sports the club may get as much as £8m or £9m for him if they sell in January.last_img