Rounding up all the latest Arsenal transfer gossip from today’s media, including the announcement of Alexis Sanchez and news of two holding midfielder bids.
Arsenal to complete Alexis Sanchez signing today
Arsenal are set to announce the signing of Alexis Sanchez from FC Barcelona within the next 24 hours, according to Sky Sports’ Spanish football expert Graham Hunter.
— Graham Hunter (@BumperGraham) July 9, 2014
The Chilean winger scored 21 goals for Barca last season, and managed two strikes in four games at the 2014 FIFA World Cup before his country exited to Brazil on penalties.
His ability to play across the forward line will allow Arsene Wenger to deploy the Gunners team in a number of formations.