Arsenal are lining up a fresh contract offer for right back Bacary Sagna in a hope of finally persuading him to remain at the club, the Mail Online understands.
The right-back’s current deal is set to expire in the summer, when he will be free to discuss a potential Bosman move if no extension is agreed.
Arsenal could welcome Nicklas Bendtner for this evening’s FA Cup fourth round clash against Coventry City at the Emirates Stadium.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is pushing for his first start since the opening day of the season having made cameo appearances in the wins over Aston Villa and Fulham, though midfield trio Mikel Arteta, Tomas Rosicky and Aaron Ramsey all remain side-lined.
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Liverpool owner John Henry has insisted that the club “are not going to sell” Luis Suarez, the Mirror understands.
Arsenal have so far had two offers for the Uruguay international rejected by the Reds, and are reportedly considering a third, British record transfer bid after the players words in recent weeks appeared to make his position at Anfield untenable.
Luis Suarez will attempt to engineer a move to Arsenal this week by handing in a transfer request, the Mirror understands.
The 26 year old, and his advisers, will increase the pressure on Liverpool as they try to push through his protracted move to the Emirates.
Malaga are interesting in signing Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner, the Mail Online understands.
The La Liga side are keen on the Danish international, and have offered defender Jesus Gamez as part of the deal.
Arsenal have been told that they must meet Liverpool’s valuation of £50m for Luis Suarez by next week, or face missing out on him altogether, the Express understands.
Reds manager Brendan Rodgers is keen to keep hold of his star player, though he equally does not want the saga to further overshadow his pre-season preparations.
Arsenal have cheekily offered £40m plus one pound for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, the Mail Online understands.
That fee reportedly triggers a clause in the Uruguayan forward’s contract that demands that the Merseyside club inform Suarez of the offer.
Arsenal have been boosted by reports that Luis Suarez would be willing to remain in England, Sky Sports understands.
The Uruguay international has previously cited the English media as one of the reasons for him wanting to leave Liverpool, making Real Madrid the favourites with the bookmakers to sign the 26 year old.