Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has claimed that Barcelona have “no intention whatsoever” of selling Cesc Fabregas, amid reported interest from Manchester United.
Should the Premier League champions make a move for the former Gunners captain, they would need a pay around £70 million for Barcelona to make back the money they paid in August 2011, as Arsenal are set to receive half of any transfer fee.
Furthermore, Arsenal could potentially retain the services of the Spanish international for around £20 million should lodge and interest, as they have first refusal on the player.
However, with Santi Cazorla, Aaron Ramsey, Jack Wilshere and Mikel Arteta all vying for the central midfield role, Arsene Wenger may decide to decline an advance for they player he made skipper back in 2008 when he was just 21.
Elsewhere, Marsielle are interested in signing Gervinho, according to French newspaper L’Equipe.
The Ivory Coast international, who has two years left on his contract made just twelve Premier League starts last season.
Finally, the club are unlikely to loan Yaya Sanogo back to Auxerre should he complete his move to the Emirates.
The France Under 21 striker is expected to sign a four year contract with the Gunners.