6am Arsenal news: New Koscielny blow, Man Utd preview, Blues fight for Orkun and Wolf eyed
Read on for all this and more with all the latest Arsenal transfer news, gossip and updates.
NEW LAURENT BLOW
LAURENT KOSCIELNY limped off for Arsenal U21s tonight in their Checkatrade Trophy defeat to Portsmouth.
The centre-half is only just easing himself back after seven months out with a serious Achilles injury.
BEST CHANCE TO SINK UTD
IAN WRIGHT claims for once it is Manchester United in turmoil – leaving Arsenal well placed for a momentous victory.
Defeat for United would put Unai Emery's in-form Gunners ELEVEN points clear of Jose Mourinho's side.
CHELSEA FIGHT LONDON RIVALS FOR ORKUN
ARSENAL, Chelsea and Tottenham will battle for Feyenoord wonderkid Orkun Kokcu, according to reports.
The 17-year-old is one of the hottest young talents in Europe and the Premier League big boys are on red alert.
NEED A HAN?
ARSENAL are plotting a move for Salzburg star Hannes Wolf – dubbed the new Christian Eriksen.
But they are set to face competition from Spurs for the Austrian attacking midfielder.
A STEPH IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
STEPHAN LICHTSTEINER has achieved legendary status at Arsenal… but it's not because of his form on the pitch.
From tying his team-mates' laces during a game to falling over while trying to celebrate, he always manages to steal the show.
UN-MOVED ON AARON
AARON RAMSEY will NOT be getting a new contract offer as Unai Emery ignores fresh calls to keep the Arsenal star.
Rambo is set to leave as a free agent at the end of the season after the club withdrew their contract offer in September.
ADRIEN RABIOT has put Arsenal and Tottenham on red alert by ending talks about a new deal with Paris Saint-Germain.
The stylish midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season and the Ligue 1 champions are keen to extend his stay at the Parc des Princes.
ISCO FEVER HITS LONDON
ARSENAL and Chelsea are ready to battle for Real Madrid star Isco – but could face competition from rivals Tottenham.
The three heavyweights have each been linked in the past but his comments could spell bad news.
EM STILL IMPROVING
PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG has warned opposing defenders he has only just started after shooting to the top of the Premier League goal charts.
Arsenal’s £60million striker has set his heart on winning the Golden Boot in his first full season in England.
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