Date: 24th January 2019 at 6:45pm
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Arsenal are in talks to sign midfielder Christopher Nkunku on until the end of the season, according to reports in France.

Unai Emery is desperate to had to his squad this month in order to achieve a top four finish this season but due to transfer restrictions the Spaniard can only sign players on rather than on a permanent deal.

The have been linked with several moves this January, and Nkunku is the latest name to be added to the list.

The 21-year-old is struggling for game time at and L’Equipe (via Metro) suggests Arsenal could sign the midfielder on until the end of the season but with no option to buy in the summer.

Nkunku has played 20 times in Ligue 1, scoring four goal along the way and his style of play would add another dimension to Arsenal’s midfield.

However, Nkunku’s proposed move to Arsenal will hinge on whether can find a replacement with ’s Leandro Paredes as a possible candidate.

Emery knows of Nkunku’s abilities and played a part in ’s treble season when the Spaniard was in charge and would welcome him at the Emirates.

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