Date: 19th January 2017 at 6:45pm
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Arsene has admitted that he will not make a move for wantaway midfielder Dimitri Payet this month.

The France , 29, has told that he no longer wants to remain at West Ham, citing family issues as his reason for this.

Payet has since been linked with clubs such as Arsenal, , , the and former club , who have already had two bids rejected by the Hammers.

Wenger is known to be a keen admirer of the Frenchman, but when asked if he will make a move for him, he answered:

‘I rate Payet but I don’t need Payet because we have so many creative .

‘We have many players who can play in this position.’

Payet was easily West Ham’s standout performers last season and was amongst the better players in the Premier League. However, he has struggled to reach the same heights he did last term.

Although giftedly talented, especially in the set-piece department, Payet’s loyalty, attitude and professionalism will come into question.