Sensational transfer news are out claiming that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is chasing Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata.
The People revealed that Wenger was in pole position to sign Mata from Valencia in 2011 until Chelsea nabbed him with a £23.5m package.
The 25 year old Spanish international has become a key player at the Bridge over the past two seasons.
Blues boss Jose Mourinho has insisted publicly that Mata is a player he does not want to lose but he does not see him as a regular starter and that is unlikely to satisfy one of Europe’s most creative players.
Manchester United have been linked with a move, while Tottenham are also understood to be watching Mata’s situation.
But Arsenal believe they could provide the best option if he wishes to stay in London.