Arsenal transfer news: Club could bid for French star and Ledesma latest

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

Arsenal have once again been linked with Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.

The Telegraph reports that while Tottenham Hotspur remain keen on the Frenchman, they allegedly fear being gazumped the Gunners who themselves need to strengthen their midfield.

While the Saints have previously ruled out a move for the French international, the latest report claims that Arsenal will bid if there is a clear indication Ronald Koeman’s side is willing to do business, potentially leaving Spurs disappointed.

In other news, reported Arsenal target Cristian Ledesma is unlikely to leave current club Lazio in January.

Italian website TMW reports that a player Arsenal are said to have been scouting recently will see out the season where he is, although if a renewal is not agreed in the coming weeks he could still move on in the summer.

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