Arsenal Transfer News: Alexis Sanchez Rumours Fuelled, Theo Walcott Deal Close

Paul Gilham
Paul Gilham

Speculation linking Juventus with a move for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez has intensified after Giuseppe Marotta, the Italian outfit’s sporting director, refused to rule out a move for the Chilean. Plus, Theo Walcott is reportedly “on the verge” of a move to West Ham United.

Marotta spoke to’s Luca Mastrolilli this week and explicitly ruled out moves for Roma playmaker Miralem Pjanic and Real Madrid’s Isco, but he was significantly more at ease when quizzed on Arsenal’s maestro: “Sanchez? He’s a great player.”

Arsenal once again fell short of their Premier League title hopes this season, and the Sun’s Lee Astley recently reported Sanchez is “unsettled” in north London and “could ask to leave” this summer.

Bayern Munich and Manchester City are mentioned alongside Juve as some of the European powerhouses who hope to lure the winger from the Emirates Stadium. However, the Gunners will assuredly wish to hold onto their forward, who is currently in a hot streak of form, according to Match of the Day:

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