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Arsenal have reportedly identified the centre back position as an area which needs to be strengthened and are now stepping up its attempt to sign a centre-back this summer.
The defense came under criticism on different occasions last season and Wenger is keen to avoid such situation next term.
According to Tribal Football via the Daily Star, Arsenal have held talks with Inter Milan as regards signing Jeison Murillo.
Murillo appears to be top of Wenger’s wish list after an impressive season with Inter Milan. The Italian giants are open to selling the Colombian international should they receive a huge fee for his services. That shouldn’t be a problem for Wenger as the French man has a large transfer kitty to dip his hands into.
Murillo is believed to be open to a move away from the San Siro and would consider an offer from the Gunners should we agree a fee with his club.
“My future? It is always an unknown quantity and we’ll have to see what happens,” Murillo told La Stampa.
“Having said that, I am very happy here. Roberto Mancini talks to us when necessary, has his ideas and is to be respecte
Murillo will compete with the likes of. Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista if he completes a move to the Emirates.
Arsenal are believed to have completed the signing of Rob Holdings from Bolton.