Premier League heavyweights Arsenal are said to be open to the sale of Northern Ireland international defender Daniel Ballard amidst the interest from English Championship team Stoke City. This is according to the report from the stables of the London Evening Standard.

Northern Irish centre back Ballard will return to Arsenal this summer on the back of an impressive loan spell at Championship club Millwall. He had earlier spent some time on loan at fellow Championship team Blackpool last season. The Arsenal loanee was an integral part of the Blackpool squad that secured promotion to the English Championship from League One via the playoffs at the end of last season. Continue reading ARSENAL OPEN TO BALLARD SALE