"[We would need] to see off any interest of any other clubs, yes, and I don't know if Man City is in for anybody".
Wenger has always maintained that strong defenders can always have longer careers than midfielders and forwards, but do you think it would be a good deal to buy the 30 year-old Evans right now for £25m?
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The north Londoners have conceded 28 goals in 22 Premier League games this season.
"If the decision comes to finances against Manchester City, we know we will be second best". However, he added that West Ham was not a possible destination for Coquelin, despite reports claiming that David Moyes was interested in making a bid.
Arsenal lost 4-2 to Championship side Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup third round on Sunday.
France defender Eliaquim Mangala has played 14 times for the club this season but manager Pep Guardiola does not view the 26-year-old as viable long-term back-up.