Date: 25th May 2018 at 7:00pm
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have plenty of work to do this summer and the appointment of is the first of many pieces of business that the Gunners will look to complete.

The side are desperate to bolster their midfield ranks in the months ahead, with Santi Cazorla on his way out, ’s contract situation not clear and attracting a wealth of interest across European football.

As such, Sky Sports state Emery is keen to use his relationship with Roma chief Monchi, who he worked with at , and is looking to bring Italy international Lorenzo Pellegrini to the Emirates Stadium.

The 21-year-old, also a target for Serie A champions , is available for a reported £26m this summer due to a release-clause in his contract and Roma are already preparing for a potential departure, targeting Atlanta’s as a replacement.

Pellegrini’s performances caught the eye last season, as he scored three goals in 37 appearances across all competitions as Roma reached the Champions League semi-finals.