Arsenal have no intention of selling Emile Smith Rowe this month. Aston Villa, West Ham and Newcastle are all thought to be interest in acquiring the three-cap England international, who signed a five-year contract with the Gunners in 2021.
Smith Rowe, 23, has struggled with injuries at his boyhood club, making only 27 appearances in all competitions across the last two seasons.
Groin and knee problems have plagued his development but Emirates chiefs still remain keen to keep hold of their academy graduate.
Smith Rowe himself has no ambition to leave North London and would prefer to challenge for a return to Mikel Arteta’s starting XI. ทางเข้า ufabet
West Ham have an urgent need for attacking reinforcements following the injuries sustained by star duo Jarrod Bowen and Lucas Paqueta, with Mohammed Kudus also away on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations.
MIKEL ARTETA SAID “I’m really happy with Emile, he’s on the right trajectory now he’s settled and he’s training really well. You know that I’m not going to talk about any individual situation.
“No change, Emile is Emile. He’s got incredible qualities, we are really happy to have him and what he needs now is chances to put all those desired qualities on the pitch. In order to do that, we have to give him minutes.”
Unai Emery meanwhile gave Smith Rowe his Arsenal debut in September 2018 and is interest in reuniting with his former charge at Villa Park.
Despite admiration from Premier League suitors however, the No.10 looks to be staying put this month.