ARSENAL have seen a number of players leave to join other Premier League clubs in recent years.
Robin van Persie, Samir Nasri, Emmanuel Adebayor and Gael Clichy are among those to have jumped ship in recent years, and now reports are suggesting another key player could do the same.
With the summer transfer window drawing ever nearer, there are plenty of stories making the headlines, with a certain Liverpool striker again the subject of intense speculation.
Bacary Sagna, whose current deal at Arsenal expires this summer, wants to stay in England, with Chelsea and Manchester City interested in the right-back. (Daily Star)
Liverpool could face a battle to hold on to striker Luis Suarez, with Real Madrid making him their top target, ahead of Man City’s Sergio Aguero. (The Times)
Demba Ba – formerly of Newcastle United – could rejoin West Ham United from Chelsea, with an £8m fee mooted. (The Sun)
Burnley right-back Kieran Trippier is wanted by Arsenal, Newcastle and Southampton, but the newly-promoted club have opened talks with him over a new deal. (Daily Mail)
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho wants to be reuinted with Raphael Varane, who he worked with at Real Madrid. (Daily Express)
Cardiff City duo David Marshall and Steven Caulker are on Tottenham Hotspur’s shopping list. (Daily Mirror)
Ashley Cole could be set for a shock move from Chelsea to Liverpool. (Daily Express)
Adel Taarabt is wanted on a permanent basis by AC Milan, but the Italians are not willing to pay Queens Park Rangers’s £4m asking price. (Daily Mail)
Arsenal’s hopes of signing Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender have been ended, as he says he is happy to stay with the Bundesliga club. (The Sun)
Ravel Morrison has vowed to return to West Ham United in the summer, once his loan spell at QPR ends. (Daily Mail)
Thibaut Courtois is ready to ask Chelsea for a transfer, with the on-loan Atletico Madrid goalkeeper interested in joining Barcelona. (Mundo Deportivo)
Napoli want to sign Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina on a permanent basis. (L’Equipe)
Victor Ibarbo’s move to Leeds United is far from complete, with Nicola Salerno, sporting director of his current club, Cagliari, insisting other clubs could bid if he has a good World Cup with Colombia. (Inside Futbol)