BBC – Arsenal are agreeing transfer deal worth over £20million for 28-year-old forward
BBC journalist David Ornstein has provided the latest update on a transfer deal which will the Gunners let go of another first team star.
Arsene Wenger was able secure the signature of Alexandre Lacazette last summer, in order to increase his attacking options ahead of this season.
The arrival of the French international prompted rumours that Wenger was set to offload at least one of his back-up goalscorers in the squad.
That particular move failed to happen but with the transfer window open again, rumours have linked Theo Walcott with a departure after more than ten years at the club.
BBC journalist David Ornstein has revealed that the Gunners are indeed in talks with Everton over a possible move to Merseyside for the 28-year-old.
According to the usually reliable journalist, Arsenal are looking to reach an agreement with Sam Allardyce’s side which would be worth over £20million for the sale for Walcott.
Theo Walcott is at Everton for talks over proposed £20m+ move from Arsenal. Medical under way – #EFC run lengthy checks so sensible to start it while negotiations ongoing in hope that if/when agreement reached medical already done. Still hurdles to overcome, outcome in next 24hrs
— David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) January 16, 2018