Arsenal manager Unai Emery was reluctant to speak about rumoured transfer target Denis Suarez.
Gab Marcotti cites lucrative contracts and a sense of confusion at the club as reasons Arsenal are unlikely to sign new players in January.
Arsenal's approach to sign Eric Bailly on loan this month has been rejected by Manchester United, with a source close to the player telling ESPN FC it is "impossible" for the defender to move to the Emirates in January.
Unai Emery is desperate to add to his squad this month but has said Arsenal can only afford loan deals. The club have further been rocked by news that Sven Mislintat, the club's head of recruitment, will leave next month.
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