Arsenal are reported to be ready to activate a release of clause of £21.4 million for Sevilla’s Grzegorz Krychowiak to bolster their midfield options.
Though the emergence of Francis Coquelin appeased supporters last season, Wenger is determined to sign a recognised defensive midfielder.
The North London side have not had a dominant central midfielder since the days of Patrick Vieira, with many of the Emirates Stadium faithful calling on Arsene Wenger to splash the cash to truing a top-notch new option in the team’s boiler room.
Despite the impressive emergence of Francis Coquelin in the second half of last season, the North London outfit are still believed to be weighing up their options in central midfield.
Krychowiak has been an impressive performer for Sevilla over the last 12 months, with the Poland international a crucial part of Unai Emery’s side that won the Europa League last season.
It is believed that the 25-year-old has a £21.4 million release clause in his deal at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, which would allow the Gunners to snatch him away from the Spaniards.
The Polish international has a £21.4m release clause in his contract and the Gunners will have no problem meeting it to get the deal over the line.