Tuesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip.
Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta is tipping team-mate Alexis Sanchez to succeed Chelsea’s Eden Hazard as the PFA player of the year this season and warned the Premier League; the best is yet to come from the Chilean, the Metro reports.
The former Barcelona man experienced a relatively slow start to the season but burst into life following Arsenal’s win at Leicester City last month and has scored ten goals in his last six appearances.
The agent of Arsenal target Lorenzo Insigne says the 24-year-old Italy striker wants to stay at Napoli “for life”, according to Radio Crc.
Mikel Arteta believes patience will be the key to beating Bayern Munich, the Daily Express reports.
The Gunners host the Bundesliga giants tonight (7.45pm) as they look to earn their first win in this season’s Champions League group stage.
Thomas Muller believes Arsenal are the perfect fit for Germany teammate Mesut Ozil, the Daily Mirror reports.
Ozil is enjoying perhaps his finest season for the Gunners since joining from Real Madrid in 2013.
Hector Bellerin has distanced himself from a return to Barcelona, according to the Daily Star.
The Spanish defender has established himself as one of the first names on the Gunners’ team sheet this year with his impressive performances.