Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is planning a major title push this season and the boss is aware of the need to bring in only the best to achieve his target.
According to reports making the round, Arsenal are close to sealing deal for Russia international Aleksandr Kokorin in few days time.
The report claims Arsenal are set to table a £4.3m for his signature, Kokorin has been linked to joining the Gunners allthorugh the summer might finally make the switch as source confirm Arsenal interest in signing him soon.
Former Everton, Manchester United and Southampton star Andrei Kanchelskis said, “The Russian championship is very weak and Aleksandr can progress at Arsenal.
“Arsenal are the best option for Aleksandr’s career. If he is prepared to work a lot, he will not have any problems.”
Kookorin has 36 international caps for his country, and has found the back of the net five times in 10 appearances in all competitions this term.