Five of the best players linked with signing for Arsenal this week

Five of the best players rumoured to be of interest to Arsenal this week.

Arsenal are one of the biggest clubs in England and in terms of their finances, they can afford the top players.

With Arsene Wenger likely to be working away behind the scenes on one or two deals, here are five of the best players linked with the club this week.

Ilkay Gundogan (Borussia Dortmund)

The Independent has covered the rumour that Ilkay Gundogan could be at the centre of a transfer swoop, with Arsenal reportedly looking to snap up the German.

Morgan Schneiderlin (Southampton)

The Daily Star has speculated that Arsenal may have made their interest known to Southampton, but Ronald Koeman recently ruled out a sale via the Daily Mail.

Virgil van Dijk (Celtic)

Van Dijk has been mentioned as a target for the North London club by the Metro. He’s quoted in the Metro’s report describing Arsenal’s interest as ‘great’.

Bafetimbi Gomis (Swansea City)

The Daily Express claimed this week that Arsenal were interested in a £6 million deal, as Wenger seemingly looked at options to bolster his attack.

Grzegorz Krychowiak (Sevilla)

The Daily Star has mentioned Arsenal in connection to the winger, but his agent has played down the idea of a move in the Star’s report.

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