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Arsenal have been alerted by reports that Barcelona is considering selling Arda Turan.
Wenger is believed to be a fan of the versatile midfielder and has been monitoring his situation for sometime. The club tried to sign the midfielder last summer but the Turkish international opted for a move to Barcelona. His switch to Barcelona hasn’t gone as planned and it is believed the Catalan giants are open to the idea of selling him this summer.
According to Talksport, this has now alerted Arsenal. It is believed Arsene Wenger would make another attempt to sign the midfielder after missing out on his services last summer.
Spanish Publication, Marca via the report claims Barcelona are prepared to sell Turan for a fee lesser than the £29m they paid for his services last summer.
The midfielder featured sparingly for the Catalan giants last season starting only nine games and it is believed he grew frustrated with his lack of game time.
Arsenal’s interest in Turan is in Its early stage but with Wenger being linked with a move for attacking midfielders, I wouldn’t be surprise if more reports linking the player with the club emerges in the coming weeks.
It has been reported that the club has made a £43m bid for Julian Draxler and should Wenger really be keen on a new playmaker, Draxler who is 7 years younger than Turan would definitely be a better option.