Hugo Lloris Tottenham
Reports from France suggest Arsenal are interested in signing Hugo LlorisReuters

Arsenal are reportedly planning an audacious move for Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, a transfer, let's be honest, which is never going to happen.

The Gunners have been linked with a few goalkeepers of late owing to the troubles of Wojciech Szczesny, who was dropped recently for his indiscretions both on and off the pitch.

Several young goalkeepers have reportedly been on Wenger's radar, but the latest one to be names is the number one goalkeeper of Arsenal's most bitter rivals – Tottenham.

According to L'Equipe Arsenal are ready to bid for Lloris, who has been tipped to leave Tottenham next summer with Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain keeping tabs.

Lloris was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal before he made his switch from Lyon to Spurs in the summer of 2012, and the possible signing of the France international naturally seemed impossible from there.

Since Sol Campbell made his move from Tottenham to Arsenal no high-profile player has moved directly between the clubs, and that too Campbell was only able to sign for Wenger's men owing to the fact that he was out of contract at White Hart Lane.

Daniel Levy is a shrewd operator when it comes to selling his players, and it is difficult to envisage the chairman sanctioning a deal, no matter what the transfer fee.

It is equally difficult to see Wenger breaking the bank to sign a goalkeeper, when he already has three pretty capable ones in David Ospina, Szczesny – whatever you may say about him, he is a talented goalkeeper -- and Emiliano Martinez, who has impressed whenever given an opportunity.

Lloris also signed a new five-year contract at Spurs last year, which would mean Levy has all the cards when it comes to asking for a transfer fee, be that from Real Madrid, PSG or any other interested club.

And undoubtedly for their North London rivals Arsenal, that transfer fee will go up to stratospheric heights, making the move next to impossible.

With Wenger signing a centre-back in Gabriel Paulista, he will now have time to make more planned moves in the summer transfer window, with a defensive midfielder thought to be the priority.

Reports have suggested a deal to sign Morgan Schneiderlin has been agreed, while William Carvalho keeps getting linked.

Of course a summer transfer window for Wenger will never be complete without a move for an attacker, so a forward-thinking signing can also be expected; Lloris, not so much.

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