Arsenal want Villarreal's Bruno Soriano as their new defensive midfielder, according to the Daily Star.
At the start of the week, Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianelli wrote on Twitter that the Gunners are ready to make an offer for the 31-year-old.
Recent reports have claimed that Arsenal want to sign a world-class striker and a backup defensive midfielder before the end of the transfer window.
Karim Benzema and Edison Cavani are two offensive players linked with a possible move to the Emirates.
Bruno Soriano and Bayer Leverkusen's Lars Bender are the two players the Gunners are keeping an eye on for the midfield.