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According to report in the Mirror, Arsenal have suffered a massive blow in signing Napoli’s defender Kalidou Koulibally who has been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates stadium this summer.
Chelsea were able to sign the centre-half with a £30million offer to beat Arsenal who were keen on his signature.
It is was initially reported Arsenal were in pole position in signing the talented Senegalese as Wenger was ready to send Calum Chambers out on loan.
The French born Senegalese defender was a key member of the Napoli team which boasted one of the best defensive records in the Serie A this season.
Wenger is reportedly in search of a centre back to partner Koscielny next season having missed out in signing Koulibally the French tactician will have to move in to sign Bayern Munich Mehdi Benatia or Roma’s Kostas Manolas as Wenger eyes bringing in a top quality defender this summer.