Arsenal’s imminent recruitment in the January window is set to kick-off early as reports suggest Croatian midfielder would be in London by November for transfer talks.
According to reports via TalkSport, Arsenal are interested in signing Porto defensive midfielder Giannelli Imbula, as Arsene Wenger looks to add to his squad this winter
The report claims Porto have slapped a whopping £18.5m on Imbula who was heavily linked with a move to the Emirates last winter.
23-year-old midfielder, who has been dubbed the “new Patrick Vieira” was ever present for his former club Marseille last campaign, making 37 appearances in Ligue 1, helping his club to a top four finish.
Arsenal are not the only club understood to be interested, it is believed that they will face competition from AC Milan, Chelsea and Southampton for the French international’s signature in January.
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