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Arsene Wenger is interested in signing Barcelona playmaker Arda Turan, according to reports.
Barcelona are reportedly prepared to cash in on the Turkey international just one year after he joined the club and Arsenal have emerged as favourites to sign the 29 year old.
Wenger is believed to be keen on strengthening his attacking midfield options and has been linked with a number of quality playmakers across Europe.
According to the Sun via the Metro, Arsene Wenger wants another playmaker to partner Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez and has earmarked Arda Turan as the man to play alongside the duo.
Wenger is believed to be a fan of Turan and was keen on his services last summer but the midfielder opted for a move to Barcelona. With the Catalan giants prepared to sell the player, Wenger would make a move for the 29 year old again but he wouldn’t be without competition as Chelsea are also rumoured to be interested in the midfielder.
It is believed a fee of about £20m will be enough to get the midfielder to the Emirates.
Arsenal are also being linked with the likes of Mahrez and Draxler, it is a sign that Wenger is prepared to strengthen big this summer which would definitely make the fans excited.