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Arsenal are interested in signing Lille defender Djibril Sidibe, according to reports.
Wenger is reportedly keen on signing a new fullback this summer but is yet to be successful.
The Gunners have been linked different fullbacks across Europe and the latest being linked with a move to the Emirates is now Lille’s 23-year-old defender, Sidibe. The 23-year-old is thought to be closing in on a move to Monaco but according to French Publication L’Equipe via Football Insider, Arsenal want to hijack the deal and Wenger has made signing Sidibe his priority this summer.
The full back is well known for his versatility as he is able to feature on the right and Left side of the defense as well as midfield and it is believed that Wenger has been attracted by the player’s quality and versatility.
Wenger wants to strengthen the defense this summer as he prepares to take what could be be final shot at the league title next term. The defense came under criticism at different occasions last season and the Gunners boss is keen to avoid such scenerio next term as he knows that there might be little margin for error following the increased competition in the league.