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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal "second best" to Manchester City in any bidding war

10 January, 2018, 01:56 | Author: Sylvester Abbott
  • Arsenal have launched an enquiry for Jonny Evans but are yet to submit a bid to West Brom

"We don't have an agreement with anybody. It would not be for West Ham", Wenger said in his press conference, per the Mirror.

The 30-year-old is seen by many big clubs including Manchester City as a potential defensive option and now, Arsene Wenger has spoken about a potential bidding war for the Northern Irishman.

City would be getting an experienced global player who is proven in the Premier League and the underrated defender has improved since joining West Brom from Manchester United for £6m in 2015.

Mike Phelan believes Arsenal could tempt Jonny Evans to the Emirates Stadium if Arsene Wenger meets West Brom's asking price. I don't know what their policy is. "But if the decision comes to finances with Manchester City we know we will be second best". When solicitations happen, you respond to it.

Evans was part of the West Brom side that recently sealed a valuable point against Arsenal
Evans was part of the West Brom side that recently sealed a valuable point against Arsenal

An interesting sub-plot centres around Alexis Sanchez since City are likely to bring forward plans to sign the Chile striker this month following a knee injury to Gabriel Jesus that could keep the Brazil forward out for two months. Despite his history with United, where he spent the entirety of his youth career and made over 100 first team appearances, it has been reported that the 29-year-old would prefer a move to City ahead of a switch to Arsenal.

Mathieu Debuchy didn't enjoy the best of games as Arsenal fell to a 4-2 defeat away to Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup third round yesterday.

A ball playing centre-half, Evans fits with the way both Wenger and City manager Pep Guardiola want to play.

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