8am Arsenal news: Calero could replace Holding, Gunners fans desperate for Barca’s Dembele, Kokcu wows Emirates scouts
ARSENAL supporters desperate for Barcelona’s Tottenham tormentor Ousmane Dembele – while Fernando Calero could be the man to replace injured defender Rob Holding.
Read all this and more gossip, plus the latest transfer news, from the Emirates.
Read this and more with the latest news, gossip and updates from the Emirates Stadium.
MAKE HIM OUR MANE GUNNER
The France star was reportedly been fined after turning up late for Barca training – but it was Spurs defenders who were punished when the 21-year-old weaved through for the opener in a 1-1 Champions League draw.
HOLDING OUT FOR A LERO
Unai Emery is desperate to strengthen his backline next month after Rob Holding was ruled out for the rest of the season after injuring himself last week in the draw at Manchester United.
WHAT LUC YOU CALLED ME
Torreira has been an essential part of Emery’s team in the last 11 games, as his performances at the heart of midfield have impressed Arsenal fans.
GUNNERS EYE TRANSFER CU
SunSport reported earlier this month that a whole host of top-clubs were pining for his signature.
GAZ UNDER FIRE IF HE SAYS ‘ARSENAL’
Reports say the the South African-born businessman faces the bizarre penalty – but will also be told to run the Serie A club like he did the Gunners.
ARSENAL are the latest club to have put tabs on Houssem Aouar as they look for a potential replacement for departing Aaron Ramsey.
The Lyon midfielder is a wanted man across Europe thanks to his impressive form of late, but Arsenal want to have first refusal on the hotshot as they look to fill a void.
NO MESSI BREAK UP
ARSENAL’S hopes of signing Ousmane Dembele looked to have been scuppered – by Lionel Messi.
The North London side were hoping to make a move for the French star, but Dembele’s team-mates seem to be trying to put Arsenal off him.
MANCHESTER CITY have joined Arsenal in pursuit of Lille star Nicolas Pepe, according to reports.
The Premier League champions sent scouts to watch the winger in action against Reims on Sunday.
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UNITED AND GUNNERS WATCHING ‘NEW TONI KROOS’
The 19-year-old has been labelled the ‘new Toni Kroos’ in the Bundesliga.
MARSEILLE are keen to bolster their defence in January and could turn to Nacho Monreal or Alberto Moreno, according to reports.
The French side are currently fifth in Ligue 1 but are just four points clear of 11th-placed Reims.
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