Date: 5th June 2018 at 7:00pm
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are in need of significant reinforcements in the market after failing to qualify for the , although one reported target has attracted plenty of criticism.

Widespread reports, including from The Mirror, indicate that the Gunners are considering a shock move for Manchester United midfielder Maroaune Fellaini, who will be available for free at the end of the month when his contract at expires.

30-year-old Fellaini has snubbed an offer of a £80k-a-week one-year deal with United, who he remains in talks with, but Arsenal are now due to hold negotiations with the entourage of the Belgium .

New Arsenal coach Unai Emery is said to have been keen on Fellaini when he was in charge of and wants to bring the combative midfielder to the Emirates Stadium – while the player himself is keen to stay in the , putting Arsenal ahead of in the pecking order.

Fellaini may not be the only free arrival this summer as Arsenal are also stated to be edging towards the signature of , who ended his long association with last month.