ARSENAL are targeting a new name as Mikel Arteta looks to improve the club's defence.
Getage centre-back Djene has been mentioned, while Arteta is also said to be interested in James Maddison to bring creativity to the midfield.
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ARSENAL have NO players in the Premier League's top ten dribblers this season.
Chelsea's Mateo Kovacic tops the list with Man Utd's Daniel James coming in last but there is not a Gunners player to be seen.
NO MAR SIGNINGS
Arsenal target Thomas Lemar has reportedly decided to stay at Tottenham.
According to Le10 Sport, the French winger will be staying at Atletico Madrid with the player unwilling to leave this month.
Chelsea, Spurs and Wolves had all been linked with the World Cup winner.
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Arsenal oracle David Ornstein has revealed the Gunners are negotiating with PSG for left-back Layvin Kurzawa.
The Athletic journalist: “Arsenal in advanced talks to sign PSG left-back Layvin Kurzawa.
“Negotiating today over deal for this window. Free agent in summer so trying to do it now without fee.
“afc working on 3-4 loan / free / low fee deals (doesn’t mean will do all).”
COUT OF ORDER
Barcelona are reportedly close to agreeing a deal to sign Arsenal target Yan Couto from Brazilian side Coritiba.
According to Globoesporte, Barca have stolen a march on the Gunners and Bayer Leverkusen in the race to land the 17-year-old right-back.
Couto is available for around £4.2milion.
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