Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo is reportedly set to leave Arsenal on loan during the January transfer window.

According to talkSPORT, the French striker, who signed for the Gunners in 2013 is open to a loan move after struggling to get regular game time for the Gunners this season.

Sanogo has made just six appearances in all competitions for the north London club this season and scored his first goal for the club during the Champions League clash against Borussia Dortmund earlier in the season.

Premier League clubs, Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Aston Villa are all believed to be keen to take the French U21 striker on loan for the remainder of the season.

However, it remains to be seen if Arsene Wenger will authorise the move or wish to keep him in the Arsenal squad.

The Emirates Stadium outfit have no shortage of forward players this season, as apart from Sanogo, strikers Lukas Podolski and Joel Campbell have struggled to get any regular game time as well, with the manager preferring to stick with Olivier Giroud, Alexis Sanchez and former Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck on a regular basis.

The young French striker, who joined from Auxerre, has had his fair share of injury issues, but is now fully fit and could benefit from a loan spell at a Premier League club, similar to Jack Wilshere, who spent a season on loan with Bolton before returning to the Emirates Stadium a more mature and well-rounded player.

Meanwhile, the Gunners boss has praised the Liverpool supporters ahead of Arsenal's visit to Anfield on Sunday.

"I have a lot of respect for the crowd at Liverpool because they stand behind their team. I remember one day we were leading 5-1 at Liverpool and they were chanting 'You'll Never Walk Alone'. It's one of the few grounds in the world where you can see that. There's a special combination of knowledge of the game at Liverpool and support for their team. I have a huge respect for that," Wenger said, as quoted on Arsenal's official site.