Grzegorz Krychowiak
Krychowiak's dominating displays in midfield have helped Sevilla do well in the La Liga this season.Reuters

Sevilla have played down rumours linking midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak with move to Arsenal in the January transfer window.

The Gunners are reportedly keen on snapping up the Poland international, who joined the La Liga outfit from French side Reims in a €4.5m deal back in the summer.

Krychowiak's dominating displays in midfield have helped Sevilla do well in the La Liga this season, and they currently remain just four points behind early leaders Real Madrid.

Most news sources claim that Arsene Wenger is now ready to sanction a big-money move in January that will match the 24-year-old's release clause - with the figure in the reports ranging from £18m to £24m.

However, Sevilla's sporting director Monchi has now revealed that they have not received any offer for Krychowiak from Arsenal or any other suitor so far. The club chief also insisted that the player is happy in Andalusia and is keen to continue with the club.

"We've not received any offer for him," the Mirror quoted Monchi as saying.

"Things are going very well with Krychowiak. We're going to let him enjoy being at Sevilla because he's delighted to be here. There's nothing [to announce]."

The news has come as a blow to Arsenal, especially as Krychowiak's representative Cezary Kucharski had also dismissed all speculations recently, stating there has been no contact between the two camps.

"At the moment I have no contact with Arsenal in relation to Krychowiak. He is focused 100 percent on Sevilla, and not thinking about any other club," Seville-based paper Estadio Deportivo had quoted the agent.

Arsenal are expected to bring in a decent holding midfielder when the transfer window opens in the New Year, with the performances of veterans Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini failing to impress both pundits and fans.

Krychowiak, who has also impressed with his performances for Poland - especially in the 2-0 win over Germany in Warsaw last month, is contracted to the Spanish club till 2018.

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