Arsenal FC Latest Transfer News & Rumours: Inter want Sagna
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger finally caught a break on the weekend, taking three points from a exasperating game against West London neighbours QPR, highlighting the need for plenty of tactical improvements and potential transfers, here’s what today’s papers have to say on the latter…
Some bad news to begin, Inter Milan still have a thing for Bacary Sagna and want his name on black and blue by January, and knowing Wenger’s take on bids from big clubs it would surprise no one if he accepted the money for his French full back.
The good news then, if Sagna leaves Arsenal will turn their attention to Eintracht Frankfurt’s right-back Sebastian Jung, who will duke it out with Carl Jenkinson for a starting berth in the back line.
Jung, 22, is linked with a herd of top performing clubs in Europe, on of which is Wenger’s red and white army, a transfer deal could be set for the New Year.
The German Under-21 International as been earmarked as a future Bundesliga success story and many critics are in agreement that he would be more than comfortable slotting in alongside compatriots Per Mertesacker and Lukas Podolski at the Emirates.
The Daily Mail is relentless with the transfer news that Arsenal will be the next destination for teenage Crystal Palace prodigy Wilfried Zaha, this one’s old but gathering speed, stay with us here.
The back pages suggests that Arsene Wenger will be rearranging the dressing room to accommodate Zaha’s shirt in the latest development in this transfer saga.
The Gunners boss ordered chief scout Steve Rowley to watch Zaha in Palace’s 2-1 win at Leicester on the weekend.
It is believed that Wenger will consider a bid in January but must fight off opposition from Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester City.