Arsenal have reportedly joined race for Juventus midfield star Mario Lemina, according to Turin-based newspaper Tuttosport,
Premier League defending champions Leicester City and Bundesliga giants Schalke were also interested in signing the 23-year-old creative midfielder who has been tipped to have a bright future.
Serie A champions have signed Lemina on a permanent basis from Ligue 1 giants Marseille back in July – penning a four-year deal – after having a successful loan spell last term.
And now Tuttosport claim that Arsenal have sent scouts to watch Lamina in action several times this season ahead of the potential move in January.
The report from Italy suggests that Juventus star is now worth at least £15m for the 2016/17 Pl season.
The highly-rated midfielder has featured in seven games for Juventus across all competition thus far and has been one of the key players for Massimiliano Allegri’s squad.
Meanwhile, Arsenal will face one more transfer battle with Premier League defending champions Leicester City as Arsene Wenger planning to strengthen attacking options in January and preparing move for Porto striker Andre Silva who has £52.8m release-clause in his current deal.
Arsene Wenger has reportedly sent scouts to watch Silva and Leicester City Scouts have been also alongside with them.