Serie A Defender Tempted With Proposed Move To Arsenal

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Medhi Benatia is being linked with a possible move to Arsenal and, according to reports, he’s tempted by a potential move to the Emirates.

Juventus are concerned by the age of their defensive options and are looking to move on a couple of their current squad of players.

Meanwhile, Sven Mislintat and Raul Sanllehi, the men in charge of Arsenal’s transfer business, are confident that Arsenal have enough options in attack and midfield but are concerned at the lack of quality at the back

Arsenal struggled defensively last season, especially away from home, and are wanting a complete overhaul of their back line ahead of the next campaign.

Reports earlier this week claimed that Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Borussia Dortmund’s Sokratis, who has been impressing in Germany for the past couple of seasons, whilst the Gunners have reportedly tabled a one-year contract offer to Benatia’s Juventus teammate Stephan Lichtsteiner.

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