Secrets are open at Chelsea and Arsenal as the English Premier League opens up with the arrival of new faces in the team that lost a penalty shootout on Sunday.
A number of clubs have been linked to the England international as part of a potential Champions League tie, with Chelsea also one of them.
Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for Lukas Podolski as they try to re-sign the striker and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been linked with several Premier League clubs.
“There are rumours of interest from Chelsea,” Wenger said.
“Chelsea are a big club, they have big ambitions.
I am a big Chelsea fan and a big Arsenal fan and I hope we can have a successful season here.”
So, we will see what happens.
But we will definitely see what they are thinking and what we have to do.
“Chelsea have already confirmed that they are looking to make a move to strengthen their midfield, with the club also interested in the availability of Manchester United midfielder Victor Moses.
Arsenal, meanwhile, are preparing to play the third leg of their Champions League play-off against Barcelona on Saturday.