Arsenal talks confirmed! French defender nears Gunners switch?

first_img Saint-Etienne defender Loic Perrin 1 Arsenal target Loic Perrin has revealed he has held talks with the Gunners over a move to the Emirates.The Saint-Etienne captain, 29, has been on Arsene Wenger’s radar for some time and the defender wants to test himself in the Premier League.Arsenal have been impressed by the Frenchman’s performances in Ligue 1 this season and could meet Les Verts’ £8m price tag for the centre-back during the January transfer window.And with Perrin now declaring he has already spoken to Arsenal, Wenger’s men are in a prime position to land the defender if they can broker a deal with his club.“I have been contacted personally (by Arsenal). Arsenal is interested but for now there is still no contact with my club,” Perrin confirmed to the media following Saint-Etienne’s Coupe de France win over Nancy at the weekend.Perrin has made 17 appearances this season and is a fans’ favourite at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard having progressed through the club’s youth system.last_img read more