Odds update: Bookies make West Brom odds on 1/2 favourites to sign Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs

Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs in action

Southampton were the favourites to sign the Arsenal man, but West Bromwich Albion now lead the way, according to the bookies.

Popular bookmakers SkyBET have cut the Baggies into the new odds on favourites to sign Gunners left-back Kieran Gibbs, ahead of the Saints who were the bookies' previous favourites.

The 27-year-old has never really fulfilled his early potential at the Emirates, and it now seems that his is surplus to requirements at Arsenal, following the signing of Sead Kolasinac.

Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs in action with Watford's Adlene GuediouraArsenal's Kieran Gibbs in action 

Gibbs' questionable injury record has prevented him from proving to Arsene Wenger that he is good enough on a consistent basis. His record of just 104 Premier League starts over the duration of an 11 year period for the north London outfit underlines just how peripheral his role at the club has been.

And SkyBET believe that he could very well be plying his trade away from the Gunners this season, making him 4/1 to remain at the Emirates. They list West Brom as short as 1/2 to obtain his signature, ahead of Southampton at 5/1 and Newcastle United at 8/1.

If Tony Pulis does in fact manage to bring Gibbs to the Hawthorns this summer, it would represent a fantastic piece of business.

The Mirror claim that Arsenal value the left-back at around £15 million, and in today's day and age, Gibbs could prove to be quite the coup for the Baggies.

Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs celebratesArsenal's Kieran Gibbs

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