Wenger himself confirmed he would sign only “top players” in winter, and this has seen the club linked to an avalanche of star players in recent weeks.
Premier league giant Manchester City have opened negotiations regarding a move for Arsenal target Isco, according to goal.com
The report claims the Citizens are interested in signing the Spanish international due to the long term injury of Samir Nasri.
It was claimed last week that Manchester City are closing in on the midfielder’s services, a report which was denied by officials at the Etihad but Goal believes discussions between City and Madrid have improved since the turn of the new year.
It is claimed that a loan deal with an option to buy in the summer has been suggested which would enable Madrid recall the player at the end of the season should need be.
The midfielder is currently finding life at the Bernabeu difficult due to limited game time under Rafael Benitez.
The Spain midfielder is keen to move to a club that will offer him more playing time as he wants to play for his country at the European Championship in 2016.
The Gunners are also keen to sign the midfielder in January and are prepared to table a huge bid for the 23 year old and will now have to battle with Manchester City for the midfielder’s signature.
Isco has long been regarded as one of the brightest talents in world football, but the competition at Real Madrid has overshadowed the 23 year old.