Arsenal have reportedly received a £6million offer for Joel Campbell from La Liga side Real Sociedad after the forward spent the second half of last season on loan at Villarreal, according to the Mirror.
Real Sociedad, who are managed by former Manchester United boss David Moyes, have been linked with Campbell all summer, and it seems as though they have finally firmed up their interest with an offer for the Costa Rica international.
Campbell, after impressing at last summer’s World Cup, was used sporadically during the opening months of the previous campaign and was eventually sent out on loan.
Given that he favours a wide-right role, Campbell will definitely find first team opportunities hard to come by which makes a permanent move the best course of action for all parties involved.
With Lukas Podolski joining Galatasaray and Yaya Sanogo‘s loan move to Ajax close to completion (via De Telegraaf), it would be fair to assume that Wenger sees the three forwards loaned out in January as surplus to requirements.
Should this move go through, Wenger could be clearing the options he has up front in order to sign a new forward, with links to Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema (via the Metro) refusing to go away.