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Arsenal are interested in signing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, according to reports.
It’s been claimed that Wenger is looking to sign a new centre back this summer as he plans to stick with the 3-4-3 formation he deployed towards the end of last season.
Van Dijk has been linked with Arsenal in recent weeks but Koulibaly has now joined the Southampton man on Wenger’s radar.
According to the Daily Cannon, Arsenal have inquired about the possibility of signing the Koulibaly this summer.
Napoli aren’t interested in selling and the player also has doubts about moving to the Premier League, so Arsenal are yet to receive an encouraging response
Wenger is reportedly prepared to sell Calum Chambers for the right price in order to fund a move for Koulibaly.
Chambers spent last season on loan at Midlesbrough and he is considered the most dispensable of the club’s centre back.
Arsenal would actually need a new world-class centre back if Wenger really want to continue playing with three at the back and Koulibaly who has established himself as one of Serie A’s best defenders will be a great acquisition.
Whether we’ll be able to convince Napoli into selling is another question. The Partonopei’s president Aurelio De Laurentiis is known as a tough negotiator and would definitely be tough to persuade if we decide to firm up our interest in the defender.
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