As revealed by Goal.com in January, the Premier League outfit are interested in the 27-year-old centre-back but will now have to wait until the summer after failing last month
Arsenal are in talks to sign Athletic Bilbao defender Fernando Amorebieta on a free transfer at the end of the season, according to the player’s agent.
Goal.com exclusively revealed on January 31 that Gunners boss Arsene Wenger hoped to bring the centre-back to the club in January, along with Nacho Monreal.
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Carvajal told Izvestia: “We have had some contacts with Anzhi [Makhachkala], they were ready to make a good offer, but my client wants to play in England, so the transfer to Russia was not possible.
"We are in talks with Arsenal, he could join them in June.”