Gunners ponder move for Magpies shot-stopper.
Krul has been linked with the Gunners in the past after his impressive displays for Newcastle over the last few years, and the 25-year-old is on Arsene Wenger’s radar again as he seeks to bring in an improved option in goal.
Newcastle now seem to be targeting a move for £7m PSV Eindhoven goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet as a potential replacement for Krul as they brace themselves for possible January bids from both Arsenal and Serie A giants AC Milan.
With Arsenal failing to bring in the likes of Julio Cesar and Vicente Guaita over the summer, Wenger is still on the lookout for a ‘keeper to replace Wojciech Szczesny if his inconsistent form continues.
The Pole has been number one for Arsenal since the 2010/11 season, though he has not quite lived up to the potential he showed as a youngster, with some high-profile individual mistakes at points last year.
Emiliano Viviano has been brought in on a season-long loan from Palermo, though the Italian is thought to only be a backup measure.