Arsenal transfer news and rumours: Alexis Sanchez, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Last Updated: 04/01/18 8:29am
All the latest Arsenal transfer news and rumours from across the British and European press on Thursday, January 4.
Arsenal are ready to allow Alexis Sanchez to leave during the January transfer window after deciding that they do not want to lose the forward on a free transfer in the summer, claims the Daily Mirror.
Manchester City are leading the chase for Sanchez but PSG are also monitoring the situation of a player Arsenal have modestly priced at £25m with his contract running down.
Sanchez and Manchester City have already reached an agreement regarding personal terms, says Spanish outlet Marca.
Arsenal will look to make a January move for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang if Alexis Sanchez leaves during the transfer window, according to Gianluca Di Marzio in Italy.
West Brom defender Jonny Evans has been linked with a move to the Emirates but Manchester United are lining up a £20m bid, with rivals Manchester City also interested, reports the Daily Mirror.
The Baggies are understood to have offered Evans a new £100,000-a-week contract but the Northern Ireland international is keen to move further north.
West Ham are ready to rival Southampton with a bid to take Theo Walcott on loan for the rest of the season, according to the Daily Express.