Arsenal is preparing an £8 million offer for Aston Villa center back Ron Vlaar. The Gunners are in desperate need of defensive reinforcements and are looking to gazump Manchester United to the Dutchman's signature.
Arsenal is hoping to sign Palermo forward Pablo Dybala next summer. The club's owner, Maurizio Zamparini, believes the young attacker can become even better than Cristiano Ronaldo and is holding out for offers of £31 million or more.
Liverpool and Arsenal are ready to go head-to-head to sign Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas. The Spain international fears losing his place at the Bernabeu to Keylor Navas, while los Blancos are also ready to move for David De Gea.