Arsenal have been credited with an interest in Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.
RMC Sport claim Gunners manager Unai Emery ‘appreciates his profile’, having seen him in Ligue 1 whilst managing Paris Saint-Germain.
The former AS Monaco player spent last season out on loan at AC Milan following a poor debut season at Stamford Bridge following his £40 million transfer (BBC Sport).
The Gunners face competition from Manchester United for the 24-year-old, with the Red Devils fearful of losing Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba this summer.
A decision will apparently be made on his future next week, with Frank Lampard currently assessing his options as the team undertakes their pre-season training in Dublin.