Arsenal boss Unai Emery has pinpointed the defence as somewhere that needs to improve.
Arsenal have turned their attention to PSG’s Presnel Kimpembe, according to the Daily Star.
Arsenal contacted the France international’s father to discover whether a transfer would be possible.
Arsenal face a battle to lure Kimpembe to the Emirates Stadium, however.
Soccer Link claim he is eager to stay at PSG despite the potential arrival of Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax.
Arsenal are not the only Premier League club interested in securing Kimpembe’s services.
Manchester United are monitoring developments as they look for a central defender to partner Victor Lindelof.
The Red Devils fancy a string of defensive targets including Leicester City ace Harry Maguire and Kalidou Koulibaly of Napoli.