Arsenal News Summary: Deal Close, Battle For World-Class No.7, Transfer Boost

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Direct Premier League Rivals Set to Fight For £140,000 A-Week Arsenal Star

Liverpool have reportedly joined Manchester City and Manchester United in their pursuit of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez.

The Gunners superstar is set to leave the Emirates Stadium this month with his current deal still running down ahead of the summer transfer window.

Rather than losing him for free Arsenal might try and sell Chilean superstar in January.

The Citizens have long been favourites to sign Sanchez. However, Manchester United and Liverpool have both joined the hunt for the Chileans signature.

A reunion with Pep Guardiola has been sought, with the two having previously worked at Nou Camp and £20m bid has been put forward to lure Chilean at Etihad Stadium.

However, the Red Devils have entered the running after they tabled a surprise £25m offer.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan could also be offered as part of a swap deal.

And Chilean journalist Maks Cardenas claims Liverpool have now joined the race and the are ready to invest money from Coutinho’s transfer.

And it appears they are also interested in luring him away from the Emirates this month.

Liverpool boss could be turning to Chilean superstar as an affordable replacement in attack for Philippe Coutinho.

Deal On: Arsenal Scheduled Meeting With £40m Brazilian Forward

Arsenal have reportedly scheduled a meeting with Ligue 1 outfits Bordeaux to discuss a potential move for Brazilian forward Malcom, who continues to be linked with a switch to Premier League.

On Sunday, it was reported that talks between  Bordeaux and Arsenal were “progressing well” as Arsene Wenger’s side look to beat a number of top European club to the signature of the 20-year-old forward.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Arsenal will meet with the French giants in an attempt to thrash out a move for Brazilian sensation who has also been linked with a switch to Manchester United, Tottenham and Bayern Munich.

Malcom, who has made the switch to Bordeaux from Corinthians in 2016, has found the net for seven times and provided four assists in 18 games for Ligue 1 outfits during the 2017-18 season.

Bordeaux are believed to value left-footed Brazilian forward in the region of £40m means that Arsenal will have to splash the money in order to lure Malcom at Emirates Stadium.

Meanwhile, Arsenal are also keeping tabs on another Ligue 1 forward Thomas Lemar who has been identified as a potential replacement for Alexis Sanchez.

Creative No.26 Forward Open For January Move Arsenal

Riyad Mahrez who has been in talks with Liverpool FC about the possibility of replacing Brazilian star Philippe Coutinho at Anfield is believed to prefer to join Arsenal, according to the reports from Britain.

As per Express, Algerian forward has emerged as a target for Jurgen Klopp’s side after they lost their star player Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona.

The report claims that insiders in Mahrez’s camp have claimed that player is already in talks with Liverpool over a possible switch.

The 26-year-old is believed to be on the Merseyside Reds shortlist of potential replacements for Brazilian attacker after his switch to the Spanish club was announced earlier last week.

However, despite the clear link to Liverpool Mahrez himself prefers to join another Premier League club, Arsenal that are also in the market for the offensive reinforcements following the possible departure of Alexis Sanchez.

The 26-year-old winger is believed to have recently bought a property in the English capital, despite no talks having been held between the two parties.

Mahrez has been in top form for the Foxes this campaign as he has managed to score seven goals and made seven assists in 22 Premier League appearances.