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Arsenal have been linked with a lot of centre backs this summer and another name has been added to the long list of defenders being linked the club.
Wenger’s search for a centre back is no longer a secret as the French man has publicly declared he has made strengthening the defense his priority this summer transfer window.
The club are in talks with Valencia over the services of Shkodran Mustafi but negotiation with the Spanish club is becoming more complicated and Wenger is now considering a move for other targets.
According to the Mirror, Arsenal have made an approach to sign Monaco’s Marcel Tisserand.
The report claims Arsenal are looking to scupper Espanyol’s hope of signing the versatile defender and have now made enquiries about the 23 year old.
The defender who can play as a right back and a centre back is believed to be closing in on a move to Espanyol and Wenger has made a last ditch attempt to sign him after becoming frustrated in his pursuit of Shkodran Mustafi.
Valencia have demanded a £50m for Mustafi and Wenger is now considering other options.
Tisserand, a DR Congo international spent the last season on loan at Toulouse.
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