All of Thursday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer rumours.
Midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been rated doubtful for Arsenal’s meeting with Swansea on Monday night, the Daily Star reports.
The Welshman was forced off in the second half of the meeting with Hull this week and could be set to miss out on the clash with Garry Monk’s men.
Arsene Wenger has urged Jack Wilshere to be patient as the England man eyes a return to the Arsenal starting line-up, the Daily Star reports.
The midfielder replaced teammate Aaron Ramsey during the second half with Monday’s clash with Hull to make his first appearance since returning from an ankle injury.
Inter Milan is emerging as an increasingly viable option for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, according to the Daily Mail.
Arsenal are also said to be interested in the 32-year-old keeper who is bound for the exit at the end of the season after 11 years at Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal have been cleared to approach Porto striker Jackson Martinez in the summer transfer window after the Portuguese side began their search for a replacement, the Metro reports.
Martinez has long been linked with an exit from Porto and has previously announced that he will move on at the end of the season.
Ray Parlour believes Alexis Sanchez is the only current Arsenal player who would have warranted a starting place in the club’s famous Invincibles side in the Daily Mirror.