Per Mertesacker’s replacement? Arsenal Wants Serbian Defensive Rock In January

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Arsenal are chasing Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic ahead of the January transfer window.

The 25-year-old was being tracked by Chelsea in the summer however he ended up joining Napoli from Torino after spending the last season on loan there.

However, the Serbian has performed just one league match this term, and he is now weighing his options.

Arsenal are looking for defensive improvements in January and, as reported by to Guerin Sportivo, they could give Maksimovic with a way out.

The centre-half is expected to have proposals from elsewhere too, however, if he chooses to leave.

Inter Milan are keen on signing him up, while clubs in Germany are believed to be watching him too.

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