Arsenal Transfer Rumours: 6 Biggest Names Involved with the Gunners in January

Thomas Atzenhoffer@socceratzCorrespondent IIOctober 10, 2012

Arsenal Transfer Rumours: 6 Biggest Names Involved with the Gunners in January

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    Although the January transfer window is still just over 10 weeks away, there are already rumors spreading about which players could potentially go to which club during the postholiday madness of the new year.

    Arsenal are unfortunately much like the rest of the clubs in the league, and speculation is already swirling around about who the London outfit could potentially sign for their first team come the new year.

    Some rumors are about which players will join and which will leave, but all are interesting to discuss as the number of possibilities in football ensures that something will undoubtedly surprise us all.

Bacary Sagna out

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    Just this week TalkSport has pegged veteran French defender Bacary Sagna to leave Arsenal in search of a new club.

    The player's injury frustrations combined with his disappointment at the departure of Alexander Song to Barcelona creates a perfect storm of reasons for a player to leave his team.

    Inter Milan appear to be the first club in line hoping to call the French defender one of their own soon.

Aleksandar Dragovic

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    Arsenal have been tracking the status of FC Basel's defender, Aleksandar Dragovic.

    According to Metro, Arsenal are considering bringing in a young player that could potentially be a long-term player for growth in defense.

Fernando Llorente: In

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    Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente continues to be linked with moves around Europe.

    One of his most recent links has been with Arsenal where he could be a major target forward for the club with his height and aerial prowess.

Gianelli Imbula

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    According to Yahoo! Sports, Arsenal are tracking young 20-year-old Guingamp midfielder Gianelli Imbula.

    The midfielder has been reported as having impressed Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during several scouting trips.

Theo Walcott out

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    Arsenal would like to keep a hold of talented young winger Theo Walcott.

    However, the ongoing wage war has splint both sides of the party and could see the player eventually make his move away in January according to the Telegraph.

Wilfred Zaha: In

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    The Evening Standard has linked Crystal Palace young-and-rising star Wilfred Zaha with Arsenal should Theo Walcott indeed head to another club this summer.

    Arsenal would likely face stiff competition for the young player including the likes of Liverpool, Manchester City and others.