Arsenal were linked with a move to sign Dynamo Moscow striker Aleksandr Kokorin over the summer but Arsene Wenger failed in getting him on loan on the last minute of the transfer window.
Tutto Mercato web reports the Gunners have indicated their interest in signing him once as Arsene wenger hopes to strengthen his side as hopes to push for a major title push this season.
Arsenal were linked with an array of stars with the likes of Frenchman Karim Benzema, Edison Cavani and Lavezzi over the summer but Arsene Wenger was only able to secure the services of Pole goalie Petr Cech for 11 million.
Arsene Wenger has been heavily criticsed for failing to sign players to the Emirates knowing full well there are some key areas in the team that needs reinforcements like an extra defensive midfielder and also a clinical finisher.
However, the boss is expected to sign in a new striker to help strengthen the forward line as injured Danny welbeck is not expected to be back on action till after Christmas.