Unai Emery has recently admitted that he would like to bring in a new forward/winger this month if possible and Carrasco has been linked with a move to the Emirates.
The 25-year-old made the move from Atletico Madrid to Dalian Yifang last February and has scored seven goals and created five in 25 appearances for the Chinese club.
Yannick Carrasco (25) has been offered to Arsenal, who are searching for a winger. Player will have to take a pay cut. #AFC have a limited transfer budget. Carrasco willing to leave Dalian after one year in China. pic.twitter.com/c2oC3LiHTK
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However, with a limited budget available to Emery this month, Carrasco would have to take a pay cut in order to get the deal over the line.
Carrasco would be viewed by many of the Emirates faithful as a top signing not only because of his experience and technical ability but because his versatility on the flanks would be beneficial and offer the team another option going forward.