Arsenal are ready to offer £16million for Newcastle United star midfielder Mousa Sissoko, according to reports in Mirror.
Arsenal who have been in search of a midfielder have finally found the new Patrick Vieira. Mirror reported that Arsenal are in strong link with the Frenchman who is eyeing a move to a Champions League club.
The 25-year-old has already expressed his desire to sign for Arsenal. Recently, he told that his ambition is to play at the best clubs, he wants to win trophies but currently he is happy at Newcastle United.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew will try to keep him at any cost but he is well aware of Sissoko who has already made up his mind for a move to a better club.
The French midfielder has been impressive since his move from Toulouse in 2012. Sissoko has made 15 Premier League appearances for the Magpies this season.
Reports are claiming that Sissoko would not cost more than £16million and that is easy for Arsenal to splash. The Frenchman would be a perfect player who can provide the defensive steel and combativeness in the midfield.
While Arsenal have also been in link with Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin who is ready to snub Tottenham Hotspurs.
Columnist: Stevan Jones