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RUMOUR MILL: Wenger still hopeful of keeping Ozil as Chelsea prepare another bid for Barkley

Mesut Ozil, who could yet stay at Arsenal, according to today's rumour mill.
Mesut Ozil, who could yet stay at Arsenal, according to today's rumour mill.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is still hopeful that he can persuade Mesut Ozil to stay at the club, according to today’s football rumour mill.

The transfer gossip grapevine also suggests that champions Chelsea are preparing another bid for Everton’s Ross Barkley, while Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is set to try and resurrect his career abroad.