Arsenal failed to finish in the top four for the first time under the management of Arsene Wenger and now, they will be playing Europa League next season.
The North Londoners had a dismal campaign and without CL football, it will not come as any surprise if their star players leave the club.
Chilean international Alexis Sanchez has been linked with a move away from the Emirates for quite some time. According to Don Balon, the former Barcelona attacker does not want to move to Italy or France but wants to remain in England and he has got offers on the table from PL teams as well.
The Spanish source claim that the Gunners are already prepared for his departure and have identified the player who will replace him. After failing to sign Karim Benzema from Real Madrid, Arsenal have chosen to sign Brazilian star Hulk, who joined Shanghai last summer but wants to compete in Europe again.
The Samba star signed a mammoth deal (Guardian) worth £320,000-a-week ($415,000-a-week) with the Chinese side and should probably return to Europe to boost his chances of playing in the World Cup next year.
Renowned for his pace, strength and a powerful left foot, the 30-year-old star would be a top signing but can Arsenal really pay his huge wages?
In the current campaign, Hulk has so far featured in 14 games for SIPG, scored 8 goals and provided 9 assists.
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