Arsenal is supposedly engaged with a three-way tussle with Premier League rivals West Ham United and Everton for Barcelona focus back Samuel Umtiti.
The France international, when thought about one of the most smoking cautious properties in the game, is accepted to be one of 12 players Barca are hoping to offload this summer.
Umtiti has battled for structure and wellness in the past couple of seasons, seeing him confined to only 13 starts in all rivalries in 2019-20.
Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo claims that English clubs are lining up to land the 26-year-old, with Arsenal confident of beating West Ham and Everton to his signature.
As well as facing rivalry from several local rivals, the same report indicates that Marseille, Rennes, and Lyon are also weighing up offers for Umtiti.
Barca may also consider a loan deal for the ex-Lyon defender trying to free up wages for another marking.