With just nine days remaining of the transfer window, Arsene Wengers search for a new centre-back continues.
The French manager has confirmed that the club are in negotiations over Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi and is hopeful that a deal will be concluded before the window closes.
In an interview with a French TV station, he said:
Mustafi? We hope it will be done. He is one of a number of players we are looking at. Negotiations are ongoing.
The two clubs are still some way apart in their valuations for the Germany international with Valencia looking to receive £26million for the transfer.