Report emanating from English media claims Arsenal have opened talks with Brazilian international and Torino defender Bruno Peres this summer as Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger keen on his pursuit to boost his defensive options ahead of the upcoming season.
The Frenchman is now more focus in bringing in a new central defender after losing Per Mertesacker unexpectedly to a long-term injury however, the central defender is not only option he needs strengthen but the right-back as well with Mathieu Debuchy expected to leave on a permanent basis this summer.
Couples of players have been linked with the Gunners recently but the latest report of Italian defender who has seen his stock rise brilliantly since his move to the Serie A two years ago from his principality club Santos is the most trending subject from the media.
The media has linked the 5ft10 tall player with host of top club this summer with latest report from the Sun claims that Premier League giant Manchester City and La Liga champions Barcelona both interested in the service of Brazilian defender.
However, the report suggested that the Gunners have been put in pole position it has been confirmed they have opened talks with the club over a potential deal after spotting their scouts watched the Brazilian in action during the club pre-season clash with Benfica last week.