Amidst interest for Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge from West Ham, Southampton and even Tottenham Hotspur off-late, it appears that manager Jurgen Klopp isn't willing to let go of his star striker any time soon.
The Gunners are said to be willing to break the bank to acquire the services of the highly-rated Spanish midfielder.
The young Nigerian midfielder is set to join The Foxes in January as Claudio Ranieri plots for a turnaround in fortune.
The newly appointed manager of the Shanghai based club reportedly wants to make his former team-mate his first signing at the club.
The Italians Champions are on a hunt for a midfielder, with the French powerhouse high on the priority list
The Hard Tackle takes a statistical look at Manchester United's league form up until now and attempts to find cause for their inability to win.
Jurgen Klopp has insisted that Liverpool can cope in the absence of Philippe Coutinho, who suffered an ankle injury in the Reds' win over Sunderland on Saturday.
It was a case of one step forward and two steps back as Manchester United were held to their fourth consecutive draw at home in the Premier League by West Ham United, only days after a morale boosting 4-0 victory over Feyenoord in the Europa League.
It was a hard fought win for Liverpool as they managed to break the resilience of 'the most defensive team' Klopp has seen to register a massive 2-0 victory at home.
Liverpool have no major injury worries going into Saturday's encounter with Adam Lallana remaining the only key absentee from the squad.