Brian Lenihan in talks with Arsenal - transfer roundup

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Arsene Wenger's ongoing search for a replacement for Bacary Sagna has taken Arsenal to Ireland where they have opened talks with Cork City over the transfer of highly rated defender Brian Lenihan. (Metro)

The Republic of Ireland U21 international is tipped as the next Seamus Coleman in his homeland, and could take the Premier League by storm next season if he completes his move to the Emirates.

Chief scout Steve Rowley has made a personal check on the 20-year-old, and after being impressed has given the Gunners the green light to proceed with negotiations.

Lenihan primarily plays at right-back but is also capable of operating at central defence, and in a more advanced midfield position. His versatility would be invaluable to an Arsenal side that is short on cover in a number of positions.

Double Saints deal

Wenger is also believed to be weighing up a £30m double swoop on Southampton for Dejan Lovren and Morgan Schneiderlin. (

The Saints pair have both indicated they want to leave St Mary's this summer, and could add to the mass exodus by moving to north London.

Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez's agent has dropped a big hint that the Barcelona forward is on his way to Arsenal by following a host of Gunners stars on Twitter. (Metro)

The Chilean has stayed silent as speculation regarding his future continues, but if his representative Fernando Felicevich's social media moves are anything to go by then a £25 million switch to the Emirates could well be on the cards.


Arsenal are ready to lodge a bid for Barcelona forward Bojan - the former starlet who broke Lionel Messi's La Masia goal records. (talkSPORT)

Arsene Wenger is considering taking a chance on a player low on confidence following unsuccessful loan spells at Roma, AC Milan and Ajax.


Arsenal face fresh competition for Nani, after AC Milan joined the race to sign the want-away Manchester United winger. (Tuttosport)

The Red Devils will reportedly consider any offers around the €15 million mark for the Portugal international, which has led to interest from Arsene Wenger.

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