Emirates club could move for Goodison Park duo.
Arsenal are contemplating a deadline day £28million swoop for Everton duo Marouane Fellaini and Mikel Arteta.
The Gunners want to strengthen their midfield options before the transfer window shuts tonight at 11pm.
Manager Arsene Wenger has already shored up his defence with the captures of Per Mertesacker and Andre Santos.
The midfield is now a priority for the Frenchman, following the departures of Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri.
Wenger is long-term admire of both Everton stars and is hopeful a deal could be completed today.
Fellaini, 23, is needed to add more steel and height to a Gunners midfield who have been badly exploited during the opening Premier League games.
The Belgium international could be available for around £18million.
Arteta, 29, could be acquired to replace Cesc Fabregas as the pinpoint for Arsenal’s attacks.
The Spaniard has attracted Wenger’s interest before but Everton have been reluctant to sell him.
Toffees’ boss David Moyes may be tempted now to cash in on him because of his age, and may accept a £10million offer.