Wenger himself confirmed he would sign only “top players” in winter, and this has seen the club linked to an avalanche of star players in recent weeks.
Arsenal have opened initial talks about an improved deal with forward Joel Campbell, according to the Metro.
The striker who initially received a lot of playing time due to injuries suffered by the likes of Danny Welbeck, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain and Alexis Sanchez has been quite impressive with his recent displays that the fit again Chamberlain has been unable to dislodge him from the first team. The Gunners are now set to reward him with a new contract worth about £60,000 a week.
Campbell, 23, has been linked with several clubs around Europe with Galatasaraay thought to leading the queue for his signature . In November, the striker confirmed his desire to remain at the Emirates when asked about the speculation linking him away from the Emirates.
“No, I’m an Arsenal player and I’m very happy here. I’m fighting to achieve my aims and hope to stay here for a long time.” he revealed when asked if he was heading out, on his lack of playing time earlier in the season he added “Obviously as a player you always want to play, but we have lots of very good players here so you have to be patient and make the most of your opportunity when it comes around,” explained Campbell.
“I’m happy playing in any position. I can play centrally, but I feel comfortable on the right too and I just try to do the best job I can.
“I’m trying to take advantage of my opportunity but I know that what happens next is up to the manager. I’m just focusing on playing and performing as well as possible and the rest is up to him.”