There are some transfer rumours that are plainly absurd. Arsenal is no stranger to some of those rumours.
The Gunners' recent transfer policy under Arsene Wenger means fans generally know what to expect when the club is linked to a player.
Whether it's age, wages, playing style etc. the list goes on there are certain players who are highly unlikely to don an Arsenal shirt.
In the minds of some, Arsenal could be in need of a player of a certain ilk, but Wenger would find an alternative or no option at all.
Here's a look at five ridiculous Arsenal transfer rumours that will never happen with the least ridiculous first.