Arsenal morning news: 117-goal striker linked; £5m midfielder scouted

A select round-up of the latest news relating to Arsenal

Arsenal have once again been linked with Croatia midfielder Marcelo Brozovic having reportedly scouted the player during his country’s recent international against Italy.

The Mirror reports that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger sent scouts to that encounter to run the rule over the Dinamo Zagreb midfielder and could make a £5million bid in January.

The report adds that Arsenal could face competition from AC Milan along with some unnamed German clubs.

In other news, Talk Sport claims the Gunners face competition in their reported pursuit of Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac.

The report claims both Arsenal and Liverpool are now interested in a striker who has netted 10 times in just 13 games this season (and 117 club goals to date) and will be a free-agent come July.

Talk Sport cites sources in France that suggest Dynamo Moscow are also interested in the free-scoring Frenchman.

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