Arsenal morning news: Gunners have 'around £140 million' available for transfers

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A round up of this morning’s news stories about Arsenal.

The Mirror has released a report which states that Arsenal have around £140 million available for transfers.

The sum is reportedly made up of £120 million in unused cash and £22 million in what is considered safety net cash.

The news has infuriated Arsenal supporters groups who have questioned the lack of spending against increased ticket prices.

Arsenal could face competition from local rivals Tottenham in the pursuit of Alexandre Lacazette.

The 22-year-old has an impressive record for Lyon so far this season with 13 goals in 22 appearances.

According to Fichajes, Spurs sent a scout to watch him play last week ahead of a potential bidding war in the summer.

Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie continues to be linked with a return to Arsenal.

Reports surfaced yesterday that Arsene Wenger has met with the Dutchman’s representatives to discuss a possible return to the Emirates Stadium.

The Frenchman refused to comment when questioned over the possibility of re-signing Van Persie at his press conference yesterday.

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