Arsenal closing in on Southampton midfielder- NOT Schneiderlin

Nagendra / 05 June 2015

As per the latest reports, Arsenal are keen on Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama and are planning a surprise bid for the midfielder this summer. Arsene Wenger is highly impressed with the midfielder as Wanyama has been rock solid in his position.

Arsenal are looking for a quality defensive midfielder this summer despite the emergence of Francis Coquelin. The Gunners have also set the likes of Morgan Schneiderlin, Ilkay Gundogan and Geoffrey Kondogbia high in their wanted list.

The 23-year old Kenyan international himself admitted that Arsene Wenger is keen to sign him this summer in an interview very recently. He said, “It would be nice to move to Arsenal. But at this moment such decisions can only be made by Southampton and that is where my concentration as a player is.”


The Kenyan is well known for his range of passing and successful tackling. The player is also very good at winning aerial duels which would be crucial for Arsenal as they let in a lot of goals from set pieces this season.

Arsenal are reportedly were beaten off by Manchester United in their pursuit to sign Morgan Schneiderlin and a move to sign Wanyama is crucial for the Gunners this summer.

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