Sky Sports understands that Joel Campbell has revealed that he still has an ambition of making his mark with Arsenal, after scoring a wonder goal for Olympiakos in their 2-0 win over Manchester United in the first leg of their Champions League last sixteen tie yesterday evening.
The 21 year old joined the Gunners in the summer of 2011, but was immediately loaned out the French side Lorient for the season after failing to obtain a work permit to enable him to play in England.
Arsenal won for a sixth game in succession after beating Fulham 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Santi Cazorla bagged a second half brace to secure the points for Arsene Wenger’s men, who remain top of the division, one point clear of second place Manchester City, who beat Cardiff City 4-2 on Saturday and two ahead of Chelsea, who stay third after their 3-1 win against champions Manchester United yesterday afternoon.
The Gunners will now turn their attention to Friday evening’s FA Cup fourth round tie against Coventry City, before returning to Premier League action at Southampton on Tuesday week.
Meanwhile, reported Arsenal target Alvaro Morata has ruled out a move from Real Madrid to the Premier League, according to the Mirror.
The Spain U21 international, who came off the bench to score in Real’s 5-0 win over Real Betis on Saturday afternoon, has insisted that he is happy with life at the Bernabeu.
Elsewhere, Paris Saint Germain are preparing a big money offer for Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye, the Metro understands.
Cabaye, who like Morata was on the score-sheet at the weekend, netting twice as Alan Pardew’s men beat West Ham United, has also been linked with a move to both Arsenal and Manchester United.
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Arsenal are set to miss out on Brazil international Bernard, with the midfielder’s agent confirming that he is set to join either Porto or Shakhtar Dontesk, ESPN understands.
Reports in France had suggested that the 20 year old was due for a medical with the North London club, though Arsene Wenger moved to state that that wasn’t the case.