French sports paper L'Equipe has reported that Arsenal were keen on signing Marseille's Argentine midfielder Lucho Gonzalez on loan. But Sporting Director Jose Anigo however has dismissed the notion, though, and claims the 30-year-old, who has been heavily linked with Roma, will not leave the club this transfer window.

"The Lucho departure on loan is not even questionable," he said.

"We don't want him to leave anymore.

"He is at his best and I think he will not leave. The transfer market will be terminated in a fortnight and I can't see how we could replace him."

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