Arsenal are taking action to sign Barcelona’s Sergino Dest looking for side reinforcements.
The Gunners are in full summer criticism in the Emirates and Hector Bellerin may be one of the men to go.
The move to Inter Milan is scheduled, leaving Arsenal on the lookout for a replacement.
They are among the many clubs that have followed Dest, with Juventus and Bayern Munich also being enthusiastic.
But the Gunners, according to Sport, have decided to sign the American, who is valued at £25.7million.
Dest has no desire to leave Barcelona after being a regular with Ronald Koeman last season.
However, the Catalans are desperate to raise funds as they seek to finalize Lionel Messi’s new contract and register new hires. Arsenal are in negotiations with several players and are looking to recover from a bad season.
They are expected to complete the £ 17million signing of Anderlecht midfielder Sambi Lokonga in the coming days.
Costs of £50million were also agreed with Brighton for Ben White with a pencil medical examination later this month.
Matteo Guendouzi and William Saliba have left North London on loan, while Granit Xhaka plans to move to Rome. Arsenal are continuing their pre-season preparations and have fought for a draw with Rangers this weekend.
Speaking after the match at Ibrox, Arteta said: “Overall I’m very happy with the performance. I think we dominated the match, we created so many chances, I counted around eight or 10 clear chances to score, but that game is decided. “both boxes.
“We weren’t clinicians in the rival zone and conceded two goals from two corners, the only opportunity they had other than a counterattack from our own corner.
“It’s a lot better than the other day and you say that physically we were better in the second game, the organization was better, individually, they played better.