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.
Sergi Samper has been strongly linked with a move to Arsenal in the last two transfer window with the Gunners boss believe to be a fan of the player.
Fresh reports have emerged by popular Spanish media out Mundo Deportivo claim Barca officials are open to offers for their academy product.
The player is reported to have a buy-out clause set at £4.4M and now the paper adds that he is also been targeted by Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal.
Sergi is dubbed the new Sergio Bousquet because of his classy and cultural way of playing in the midfield and also his ability to pass and make interceptions.
The Gunners are seriously looking to secure a defensive midfielder signing in January to fill in for injured Francis Coquelin and Santiago Cazorla.