Arsenal transfer news and rumours: Theo Walcott, Wilfried Zaha, Nani
Arsenal FC transfer news suggests the continual of Theo Walcott saga, but this time the Gunners have set a deadline of two weeks to make a decision on the status of the England player. Arsenal FC administration is set to begin the next round of discussions with the winger as the January transfer window approaches.
Reports suggest that the Gunners are optimistic about the new discussions and hope that they can reach a common ground with the player, who has displayed deft touch and precision in his recent appearances for the Emirates side. With Walcott wanting to stay at Arsenal FC, things should not be tough, but keeping the previous instances in mind, nothing can be set in stone.
The England international has stated his terms of a new contract; £100,000-per-week and regular appearances for the Gunners in the striker position. Speculations hint that a contract of £85,000-per-week or £90,000-per-week might be agreed upon by both the parties as they look to move forward mutually.
In other Arsenal news, the Gunners are set to increase their initial bid for signing Crystal Palace starlet, Wilfried Zaha, to rival the bid of Manchester United FC. Arsenal FC had originally planned to make an £8 million opening attempt to procure the striker, but the Gunners are now looking for more attractive options.
The Gunners interest to land Manchester United FC winger, Nani, suffered a dent, as Sir Alex insisted that Nani has a future at Old Trafford. The Portuguese international had earlier turned down a £130,000-a-week contract in August from the Red Devils and the discussions for a new contract have been stalled leading to speculations over a transfer.