Arsenal line up £15m bid for former Man United man – report

Arsenal are lining up a £15m bid to sign Jonny Evans from West Brom this summer, according to reports

Arsenal are considering making a £15m bid to sign Jonny Evans from West Brom this summer, according to reports in the British media.

The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Gunners are considering making a move for the former Manchester United play as Arsene Wenger looks for defensive cover following Per Mertesacker’s serious knee injury.

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The German defender is set to be out of action for at least five months after undergoing surgery, and the British newspaper is claiming that Evans has emerged as a target for the north London club.

The same story claims that Arsenal could make a move for the 28-year-old defender as early as next week as Wenger looks for his fourth summer signing at The Emirates.

The former Manchester United star joined West Brom on a permanent deal last summer after being deemed surplus to requirements at Old Trafford by former boss Louis van Gaal.

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Arsenal have already signed one defender this summer in the form of 20-year-old Rob Holding from Bolton Wanderers.

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