The Sun says the Congo international feels that the time is right for him to leave the Hawthorns.
“I’ve had approaches from Arsenal,” said the 26-year-old.
“I could leave this winter. This is the right time for me to set my sights higher. I’m ready to join a top-four club.
“We are not professional enough in the way we manage our games – for example our draw at Chelsea. We are not mature enough.”
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