Arsenal could sell Mesut Ozil in January, according to the North London club head-coach Arsene Wenger.
Ahead of the Gunners trip to Watford French manager has cast doubt over the German playmakers future at Emirates Stadium.
“We have envisaged every solution,” Wenger explained.
“It is possible we might sell in January.”
The 28-year-old playmaker has one year left on his current deal with the Gunners, and hosts of European club have expressed interest in his signature including their Premier League rivals Manchester United.
The Red Devils have been linked with Ozil in the recent months with Jose Mourinho is keen on to reunite with him at Old Trafford.
Inter Milan and Fenerbahce have also been identified as a possible destination for German playmaker.
Wenger’s comments will put United on alert, although Wenger is not keen on to sell German playmaker to their direct rivals.
He added: “It is my understanding [that he wants to stay],” Wenger said.
“The fact that we didn’t find an agreement last year doesn’t mean they will leave.
“Both players look happy here, overall I hope the situation can be turned around.
“At the moment we are not close enough to announce anything.”
Ozil’s agent, Erkut Sogut has yesterday revealed that his client might opt with staying at Emirates Stadium.
However, Arsenal are more desperate to reach an agreement with Alexis Sanchez over a contract extension.