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Manchester City 2-1 win over Burnley yesterday at the Etihad Stadium now see Arsenal sit fourth on the Premier League ranking, nine points above league leader Chelsea and six points behind Liverpool.
The Gunners boss Arsene Wenger lured the likes of Shkodran Mustafi and Rob Holding to reinforce his back line in the summer transfer windoe and the duo have been fantastic for the Gunners this season.
In 19 league games, Arsenal have conceded 19 goals, only 2 in their last 4 PL fixtures. Still, the former the French boss is looking to further strengthen his defense this month.
Few days back, we covered a report (via Daily Mail) claiming that the Emirates outfit are looking to sign Southampton star Virgil van Dijk.
Now, reports in the media suggest that the Wenger have actually moved in with a huge offer of 60 million pounds ($74million) to sign the 25-year-old Dutch center half.
According to Express, Arsene Wenger has made Van Dijk his No.1 transfer target and his side have launched the above mentioned offer to battle Man City and Chelsea for his signature in the January window.
The former Celtic star has been in top form for the Saints who would not want to lose their star player in the middle of the season. In 26 games, he has seen the net thrice for Southampton this season. Not to forget, Van Dijk was sent off in the last league game vs the Baggies.