French media L’equipe are reporting Arsenal are in talks with Laurent Koscielny for a contract extension at the club. The reports suggest a possible extension to 2017. Many will be happy at this news with Koscielny impressing last season.
Marouane Chamakh is in the news today with Fiorentina reportedly interested in his services. The Times suggest that a £4.5million bid has been received by Arsenal, the same bid that was offered in the January transfer window.
Arsene Wenger said-“Fiorentina requested information on his availability and made an offer.”
According to ‘Tuttosport’ Napoli are in talks with Arsenal to sign out of favor centre half Johan Djourou. The gunners value the defender at £6.3 million.
This could be welcome news to Arsenal who have struggled in the past to move on players on very high wages. With Almunia already released and the inevitable departure of Robin Van Persie imminent, Arsenals wage bill will be significantly reduced.
In other news the Arsenal transfer rumor mill is in full swing with talks of Steven Jovetic’s agent in London to meet with AFC officials. The express claim the front man is Wengers number 1 target in the remainder of the window.