Date: 19th July 2018 at 7:00pm
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New Arsenal boss has been extremely active in the market as he prepares for his first season at the Stadium and deals are likely to remain on the table heading into the final weeks of the window.

Speculation suggests that attention will now shift towards balancing the finances and the squad with a number of departures, with England international Welbeck amongst the candidates tipped for an exit.

The former Manchester United man has not managed to hit double-figures in the league for the since signing four years ago, suffering numerous injury problems, and the additions of Alexandre Lacazette, and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the past 12 months leave him with a stern fight to secure first-team football.

The Daily Mirror¬†states this has led Everton to express an interest in the versatile 27-year-old, as they consider Welbeck as a candidate to bolster their attacking line – although they also have Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha on their radar.

However, the Eagles value the Ivory Coast at a staggering £60m and Welbeck is a more affordable option.