4pm Arsenal news: Scouting young Ramires, Reiss Nelson possible return, Mehdi Benatia wanted
Catch up on that and all the latest news from the Emirates in our daily round-up, below.
ARSENAL have scouted Brazilian wonderkid Ramires six times as Unai Emery eyes a January move.
The 18-year-old, who takes his name from his fellow countryman and former Chelsea star, has netted nine times for Bahia this season with Atletico Madrid also interested.
UNAI EMERY has hinted that he could recall Reiss Nelson from his loan spell at Hoffenheim in January.
The 18-year-old has netted five times in Germany – with hints that he could return early and dive straight into the first-team.
MEHDI AND WAITING
THE GUNNERS will battle Manchester United for Juventus' £13m-rated defender Mehdi Benatia.
The Moroccan centre-back is expected to leave Turin with the likes of Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli preferred.
MESUT OZIL has hit back at his critics, saying that he doesn't care for their comments.
The German has come under fire recently for his performances for club and country – but revealed that he only listens to his manager and team-mates.
NEXT BIG ST-EPE
ARSENAL target Nicolas Pepe has hinted he is ready to leave Lille — sparking a potential Gunners move for the winger.
The Ivorian, 23, has been tipped to join the Unai Emery revolution, but it could cost as much as £44million.
NACHO MONREAL will sit out of Arsenal's Europa League test against Sporting Lisbon after failing to return to fitness.
The Spanish defender has been suffering injuries for the past month but is back in training.
WEL IN DEMAND
SPURS are seen as the latest club to join the race for Danny Welbeck – according to the bookies.
The England international has struggled for game time at Arsenal – but local rivals Tottenham could join Crystal Palace and Wolves among his interested parties.
GOT TO DECIDE
ALIKO DANGOTE has told Stan Kroenke he will buy another club if he refuses to sell Arsenal.
Dangote, who is Africa's richest man with an estimated fortune of£8.5billion, has never hidden his desire to take over the North London outfit one day.
SEA-ING IS BELIEVING
GUNNERS legend David Seaman believes Tottenham have what it takes to win trophies following their incredible Champions League comeback.
The ex-England goalkeeper feels Spurs are not far off lifting their first title in ten years after enjoying their best start to a Premier League season.
MESUT OZIL is teaming up with former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini in a bid to save the planet.
The German and his old club team-mate have created a new skincare brand called UNITY.
DAN’S THE MAN
DANNY WELBECK is being lined up for a January switch to Crystal Palace.
The Arsenal striker is out of contract next summer and is unlikely to be offered a new deal.
ARSENAL scout Gilles Grimandi could be set to jump ship for AC Milan.
The Italian giants have already landed Ivan Gazidis from the Gunners this season.
GAT OUTTA HERE
FORMER Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is in line to take charge at AC Milan.
The Serie A side are reportedly close to sacking club legend Gennaro Gattuso.
ARSENAL youngster Reiss Nelson claims he wants to play with fellow whizzkid Jadon Sancho one day.
The pair are both shining in the Bundesliga, with Nelson on loan at Hoffenheim and Sancho starring for Borussia Dortmund after quitting Manchester City in 2017.
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