Arsenal target loan deal for Chelsea striker Demba Ba

Arsenal have enquired about the possibility of signing Chelsea striker Demba Ba on loan, according to arsenal insider.

The Senegal international – who has been at Stamford Bridge for just eight months.

Chelsea are thought to want a £3m loan fee for the player, who has scored six goals since arriving from Newcastle in January, while Arsenal have offered £1.5m.

Napoli and Valencia are also interested Chelsea will not stand in his way if the right offer arrives.