The Gunners were busy during the recent January transfer window, adding Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Konstantinos Mavropanos and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to the ranks whilst also selling Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud, Francis Coquelin, Alexis Sanchez and Mathieu Debuchy.
Arsene Wenger put a big emphasis on bringing in more attacking players last month and it is now believed the French tactician will look to shore up his midfield in the summer window.
England international Jack Wilshere’s current contract runs out at the end of the season, Aaron Ramsey’s future also remains up in the air whilst Santi Cazorla has struggled with injuries over the past couple of years.
Arsenal have been scouring the market for new additions and it is claimed they have told Demirbay’s agent they are willing to pay the £28million clause in his contract.
The 24-year-old would be a solid addition to the squad although there is said to be heavy interest in his services, with Liverpool, Everton, AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, Schalke and Borussia Dortmund linked.
Uwe Rosler was sacked by Fleetwood following a 3-0 reverse at Doncaster which condemned Town to a seventh straight defeat in all competitions.
Cambridge interim head coach Joe Dunne was pleased with how his side adapted to beat Grimsby 3-1.
Southend manager Chris Powell led the applause for Jason Demetriou after the right-back scored twice in the 3-1 win against Portsmouth at Roots Hall.
Morecambe boss Jim Bentley was the happier manager after Gregg Wylde's 90th-minute strike earned his side a point in their 1-1 draw with Forest Green.
Manager Gareth Ainsworth described Wycombe's 2-0 win at Cheltenham as a thoroughly professional performance.
Skipper Richard Wood scored the winner just before half time as in-form Rotherham pulled off a 1-0 victory at League One leaders Shrewsbury.