Arsenal fans react as club is linked with impressive 27-year-old midfielder

Arsenal are reportedly ready to make a move for Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye according to The Mirror, as the under pressure Arsene Wenger looks to strengthen his underperforming squad.

The Toffees only signed the 27-year-old from Aston Villa last summer for £7.1m, and he has gone on to establish himself as one of the best in his position in the Premier League this term.

The Ivory Coast international has made more tackles than any other player in the top flight this term, and the story suggests that he is also attracting interest from Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho following his impressive performances in the middle of the park.

Gunners supporters were quick to have their say on the link with the Ivorian via social media, with many saying that they would prefer to have him over Francis Coquelin as he could make a real difference to the team defensively.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction to the rumoured interest…