Gossip: Arsenal bid for Mandzukic, Wenger wants £25m winger but Monaco want Arsene


As the season draws to a close, the gossip begins. We will be bringing you an Arsenal filtered gossip column throughout the summer. Today reports suggest Arsenal have bid for Mario Mandzukic, and have earmarked Antoine Griezmann as a key target this summer. Arsene has also confirmed he will stay.

The Gunners have begun exploring the availability of £25 million-rated Real Sociedad forward Antoine Griezmann as they whittle down their list of summer transfer targets (Goal)

Bayern Munich have received a number of offers for their Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic, including one from Arsenal. (Fichajes)

Samir Nasri has claimed he wanted to stay at Arsenal, but moved to Manchester City because Arsenal delayed offering him a new deal (Daily Mail)

Monaco are offering Arsene Wenger an annual salary of around €15million to persuade him to leave Arsenal and join them (Independent)

Bacary Sagna has a two-year contract extension, with an option of a third offer on the table – but is still stalling. Arsenal have lined up Aurier to replace him if he leaves (Fresh Arsenal).

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