Arsenal Target Tells Club He Wants Transfer From La Liga

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World Cup star reportedly wants to quit Spain.

Guillermo Ochoa has told Malaga he wishes to quit the club despite only signing in the summer, with Arsenal said to be interested in signing the Mexican World Cup star.

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The Gunners were a proposed target of Ochoa in the summer as he looked to leave French side Ajaccio, but the 29-year-old eventually signed for the La Liga outfit instead.

However, the north Londoners could still make a move for the shot stopper if he chooses to leave Spain, particularly given the situation surrounding supposed no. 1 Wojciech Szczesny, reports the Metro.

The Pole has only featured in one game, Arsenal’s 3-2 win against Brighton in FA Cup, since his supposed post-Southampton cigarette in the showers which saw him face a large fine and consigned to the bench.

With some reports claiming Szczesny could be on the way out in the summer due to his faux-pas, perhaps Ochoa would be a smart acquisition from Arsene Wenger as a back-up with David Ospina proving in recent weeks he has what it takes to be first choice.

Liverpool are also said to be keeping a close eye on Ochoa and whichever side manages to qualify for Champions League football next season could have a leg up on their rivals.

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