The Gunners had been nearly immediately dismissed with the golf equipment far aside on their valuation of the Northern Eire worldwide, Press Affiliation Sport understands.
Arsenal spent round £56million to signal Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund early on Tuesday however had been by no means near any deal for Evans.
Albion didn’t need to promote Evans however recognised they could have wanted to money in to strengthen the squad, extra particularly in assault, for his or her battle in opposition to relegation.
They’ve been capable of hold skipper Evans within the final two home windows after Arsenal, Manchester City and Leicester all expressed an curiosity in the summertime.
Albion had valued Evans at £30million within the final window and it could have taken a bid of over £20million to even carry them to the desk this time.
Boss Alan Pardew had beforehand stated any golf equipment wanting Evans must bid no less than three days earlier than the deadline to permit the Baggies to strengthen themselves.
They nonetheless stand to lose the previous Manchester United centre-back in the summertime although, when he may have only a yr left on his contract.
Evans is unlikely to signal a brand new deal at The Hawthorns after a season of battle and Albion could also be compelled to money in.
He reportedly has a £3million launch clause ought to the Baggies get relegated from the Premier League.
Pardew’s aspect are backside of the desk, three factors from the security line, earlier than Wednesday’s journey to Manchester Metropolis.