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Arsenal January transfer news LIVE: Alexis jets in for Man Utd medical

5:00 PM GMT 21/01/2018
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Alexis jets in for Man Utd medical

Alexis Sanchez has jetted into Manchester to undergo his medical with Manchester UnitedGoal understands.

The Arsenal forward is set to become the Premier League's highest earner, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving in the opposite direction.

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Aubameyang moves closer to Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's move to Arsenal is drawing closer as the club's transfer negotiators arrived in Germany for talks with Dortmund.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger wants to add world-class attacking talent to the team and sees Aubameyang as the perfect forward to complement the likes of Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette in the side.

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Mkhitaryan set for pay rise at Arsenal

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is set to see his wages go up when he completes his move from Manchester United to Arsenal, the Mirror reports.

The Armenia international is set to move to the Emirates in a straight swap with Alexis Sanchez and will earn slightly more than the £200,000 per week he gets at Old Trafford - plus the remainder of his United deal will be paid off.

Wenger likes the look of Lucas

Arsenal are the latest club to express an interest in Paris-Saint Germain winger Lucas Moura, according to ESPN .

Manchester United, Tottenham and Nantes are among those to have been linked with the Brazil international, but the Gunners also believe that he could add something to their squad.

Alexis & Mkhi in straight swap deal

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed to join Arsenal and will leave Manchester United in a straight swap with Alexis Sanchez, reports BBC Sport .

The Red Devils have a deal in place with the Chilean forward and a lengthy transfer saga is about to be brought to a close.

It is expected that Mkhitaryan and Sanchez will trade places inside the next 48 hours, with the former now in London to finalise his move .

Arsenal must up Auba offer

Arsenal will have to raise their opening bid of €50 million if they are to land Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, says The Telegraph .

The Gunners have made the Gabon international a top target for the winter window, but they are yet to agree a fee despite having personal terms thrashed out.

Juventus eye Wilshere deal

Juventus are looking to sign Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere on a free transfer, according to  The Sun .

England international Wilshere's contract is up at the end of the season, with the Gunners only willing to offer him a new deal that includes a 20 per cent paycut.

Serie A champions Juve are hopeful Wilshere will reject this offer after a standout season and consider a move to Turin.

Lemar sets heart on Barca

Monaco winger Thomas Lemar is ready to snub interest from Arsenal and Liverpool after setting his heart on a move to Barcelona, claims The Mirror .

The France international has been heavily linked with Premier League clubs since the summer of 2017, but is eager to open the next chapter in his career in La Liga.

'Arsenal should've got Martial, not Mkhi'

Former Arsenal striker Charlie Nicholas was less than impressed with the Gunners' swap of Alexis Sanchez for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Nicholas believes Arsene Wenger should've demanded Anthony Martial instead of the Armenian, even if it meant sending £50 million to Old Trafford. 

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Gunners wanted Shaw in Alexis deal

While Arsenal are nearing a deal to bring Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Emirates Stadium from Manchester United, The Sun   claims they initially wanted Luke Shaw as part of the Alexis Sanchez agreement.

The England international left-back has struggled for game time throughout his time at Old Trafford, but he has returned to favour of late and Jose Mourinho is no longer looking to move him on.

Alexis Sanchez signs for Man Utd

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has signed for Arsenal after agreeing terms on his new contract on Saturday morning, according to the Daily Mail .

The Gunners will receive £35 million for Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United plus get Mkhitaryan in one of the highest-profile swap deals in Premier League history.

Alexis, who will earn £450,000 per week at Old Trafford, will complete his Red Devils medical on Saturday night and be revealed as a new signing shortly afterwards.

Malcom reveals Premier League 'dream'

Bordeaux star Malcom has admitted he would relish the chance to play in the Premier League.

The Brazilian has received interest from both Arsenal and Tottenham, who are reportedly keen on recruiting him during the current transfer window. 

His club, however, are determined to hold out until the summer before discussing a prospective deal.

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