The Gunners have already confirmed the signing of German legend Lukas Podolski from FC Koln, and will now look at other targets to convince van Persie to sign a new deal.
Wenger said, “Great players like to be with great players, so it helps always to get them in,
“First, we want Robin to stay, because he is convinced we can play for the championship.
“We have bought Podolski. Vertonghen is a defender. He is an interesting player but he is a centre-back.
“We look at all the players all over Europe every week.
Looking at immediate plans, he concluded, “Our next step is to bring Jack ...