Arsenal are considering a free agent midfielder, 90 minutes He understands that, with the former Lille player offering Zika to Arsenal and other Premier League clubs.
After failing to make a few bids on the transfer deadline for Aston Villa’s Douglas Luiz, manager Mikel Arteta admitted he could still deal with more players after Mohamed Elneny was left out with a major thigh injury.
Thomas Partey is also absent through injury but is understood to be back in training ahead of a possible return to the match against Brentford at the weekend.
With the transfer market now closed until January, players who are not currently contracted to another club are the only possible way for Arteta to boost his squad, sources have confirmed. 90 minutes Gunners are exploring their options in the free agent market.
Perhaps the biggest midfield player not found for a club is 27-year-old Zika, who left Lille in the summer with 144 appearances for the French side under his belt. His representatives have contacted a number of Premier League clubs about a possible emergency signing.
Arsenal It is one of those clubs who have been approached although they have not yet made any confirmed offers and instead are exploring all possibilities for their next move.
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Xeka has held talks with French club Rennes, but is understood to have delayed the final decision after some positive responses from clubs in the Premier League.
Other alternatives to free agent include Adel Tarabat, Mehdi Abeid, Nemanja Raduga, Fabian Delph and former Tottenham player Moussa Dembele, who left Guangzhou City earlier this year.