Arsenal Transfer Round-Up: Sanches Speak On Arsenal Move, Arteta Want Adeyemi, Pepe Departure

Arsenal news and gossip is coming in thick and fast and Sportarena is on hand to bring you all the very latest from Emirates stadium.

AC Milan keen on Nicolas Pepe loan

AC Milan have expressed their interest in signing Nicolas Pepe on loan from Arsenal in January transfer window, according to reports in Italy.

The Ivorian who become club record-signing with £73m after joined from Ligue 1 outfit Lille in summer 2019, struggled to made big impact since arrived at Emirates.

As a result of that, Mikel Arteta’s side are keen on selling the 25-year-old winger, who has played just five minutes in the last four league outings for the London club.

And according to the Italian outlet Calciomercato, AC Milan have positioned themselves in taking the winger on loan in January transfer window.

The Rossoneri view a move for Pepe as one that could follow in the footsteps of their pursuit of ex-Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori – who joined on loan before making his deal permanent in the summer.

Pepe has just 15 league goals to show for his time in north London, despite being a third of the way through his third season at the club.

Renato Sanches Speak On His Potential Exit Ahead Of January

Lille midfielder Renato Sanches is keen on leave the Ligue 1 side in January, with Arsenal or AC Milan reportedly could be his next destination.

The Portugal International has turned his career around since arriving at Lille in 2019, with the midfielder also showcased series of impressive display for his country at Euro 2020 over the summer.

His energetic intelligent and handsomely display attracted interest from top club’s across the Europe with including Arsenal, Barcelona and AC Milan.

The Gunners boss Mikel Arteta is keen to strengthen his midfield options in upcoming winter window, and Sanches has become emerged target for the London club.

However, ahead of winter window, Sanches has admitted that he is “ready” to move on, but the Gunners will battle with AC Milan and Barcelona for his signature.

Asked about the interest, he replied: ‘Maybe Milan and Arsenal are interested but I don’t know.

‘I spoke with my agent, I know which clubs are calling and which are not, but I can’t tell now. But I know I’m ready. If an offer comes in, I’ll find out what’s best for me.’

Arsenal line up Alexandre Lacazette replacement

Arsenal have reportedly identified RB Salzburg Karim Adeyemi as a potential replacement of Alexandre Lacazette, who expected to leave the club at the end of the season.

The Frenchman, is unlikely to offer a new deal and could leave the London club when his current deal expires at end of the season.

As a result of that, Mikel Arteta’s side have identified RB Salzburg star Karim Adeyemi as a suitable candidate to replace the Frenchman.

Adeyemi, 19, has been established himself as one of the exciting prospect, with the Germany international enjoyed a stellar star to the season in Austria, by netted 11 goals in 14 league appearances.

The centre-forward has been also wanted by Manchester City and Liverpool, according to the Mail.

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