The reports states that former Barcelona executive Raul Sanllehi had been leading the negotiations with his old club and that the Suarez deal is likely to have some form of obligation to buy inserted into the agreement.
It's unbelievable that the Gunners can only afford to loan players during this transfer window considering the size and revenue of the club. But we can only sign players on loan. "Only loan players this January", he said.
"I don't know how Arsenal will cope with the likes of Carroll, Arnautovic and Anderson, but the Gunners are good going forward so it makes for an entertaining game".
"I asked at Blackpool if he was OK to help us play and he said: "Yeah, coach, I want to play" and he played with a very big behaviour and commitment to us. I can not tell you more". But at the moment I don't have news on that.
And, Unai Emery will be relieved to have a number of players returning to his squad this week.
"I say to him every day that we need his performance for us", Emery said. "My last conversation with him is very important", Emery said.
"After, his future belongs to him, his family and agent".
Emery added: "We are working with the players who are with us now".
"I respect his decision a lot".
"We can not sign permanently".
Paul Merson is tipping Arsenal to drop points at West Ham on Saturday afternoon.
Of the ones dearly missed by Arsenal have been the likes of Hector Bellerin and Shkodran Mustafi, both of whom have returned alongside Nacho Monreal, Konstantinos Mavropanos and Laurent Koscielny, giving the Arsenal manager several options at the back.
Emery's side are also in the last 32 of the Europa League where they will face BATE Borisov over two legs next month. "Mesut Ozil is also training with us".