Arsene Wenger is planning to return to the club where he signed Laurent Koscielny from last July. Lorient have built up strong links with the Gunners since the sale and Wenger is believed to be in pole position for striker Kevin Gameiro and midfielder Morgan Amalfitano.
Gameiro is believed to be available for around £12 million, the 23 year old has been the talk of many transfer rumours this season, with the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal’s fiercest rivals, Tottenham Hotspur all been linked the striker.
Amalfitano, a former Sedan player, is 26 years old and is currently available on a free transfer, due to his contract’s expiration at the end of the current season. Aston Villa and Sevilla are also rumoured to be interested in the Frenchman, with all club believed to have offered the midfielder contract terms.