Arsenal are fighting for their UEFA Champions League qualification next season. They will face Wigan Athletic this afternoon of May 14, 2013, and there are already rumors flying as to what and or whom manager Arsene Wenger will be approaching this summer to keep the club on the up and up.
However, there is fear that the Gunners will fail to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in Wenger’s tenure and those rumors are fueling even more speculation that the French manager could loose some of his biggest stars this summer should the side not make it into Europe’s elite competition.
From star youngster Jack Wilshere making a switch to the club looking to bring in an unsettled striker, here are the latest batch of rumors in regards to the club.
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Swansea City captain and top defender Ashley Williams has been linked with a move to Arsenal according to Mirror.
Liverpool are one of several other clubs believed to be interested in the player, but Arsenal will likely have European action to offer as an incentive.
Arsenal fans would be crushed to see young Jack Wilshere take his leave from the Emirates stadium.
However, according to Guardian on May 13, 2013 the club are believed to be on the target list for a large German outlet in the form of Bayern Munich.
Arsenal are rumored to be on the lookout for a new defender with rumors surrounding the future of Bacary Sagna hanging in the balance.
One defenders linked with the club is Borussia Dortmund’s Lukasz Piszczek according to the Telegraph on May 13, 2013.
Manchester City had looked like the primary interested party in Fiorentina’s Steven Jovetic.
However, with the impending upheaval set to strike the Eastlands club, it appears that Arsenal have become the leading candidates for the players signature as long as they finish in the top four according to the Mirror.
Wayne Rooney has had a prolific career at Manchester United, but in his mind and in those of many others he still has much more to prove.
According to the Mirror he is believed to be on Arsenal’s watch list for the summer, and if he continues to push his luck at United he could be on his way south to London.