Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League were knocked as they only managed a goalless draw with Everton at the Emirates last night.
The game was fairly even, with the hosts just edging it in terms of possession, and they will feel that they should have had a man advantage, though Darron Gibson failed to be dismissed following a cynical challenge on Theo Walcott having already been booked.
Arsenal are reportedly considering exercising their £4 million buy-back clause for former striker Carlos Vela.
The Mexican international signed for Spanish side Real Sociedad last season, having spent the entire 2011/12 campaign with them on loan.
A variety of newspapers have today reported that Arsene Wenger will be handed a huge transfer budget in order to strengthen his squad in the summer.
The Guardian, The Mirror and The Daily Telegraph tout a figure of £70 million, with a host of names being linked with moves to North London.
Arsenal will have to reshuffle their defence for this evening Champions League last sixteen tie with Bayern Munich.
Laurent Koscielny will face a late fitness test ahead of the game, and Nacho Monreal will definitely miss out having already represented Malaga in the competition.