Emirates Stadium side look to pick up experienced Serie A duo.
Long term Arsenal target Ricky Alvarez is reportedly set for a Inter Milan departure according to Italian source CalcioMercato
The 24 year old Argentine international made a high profile move to the Italian giants from Velez Sarfield in July 2011 and was reportedly very close to completing a move to Arsenal, a move that could now perhaps be back on the table.
The Buenos Aires born playmaker has struggled to retain a spot in the Inter Milan first team and is now set to be the latest player offloaded by the Nerazzurri as owner Massimo Moratti attempts to balance the books and Arsenal’s previous interest could well be re-ignited.
Hot on the heels of one potential San Siro star moving to the Emirates comes another.
TuttoMercato believe that Arsenal are closing in on AC Milan center back Philippe Mexes who has failed to impress since his move to Rossoneri following a successful stint at Roma.
However one would wonder why Arsenal would need another experienced centre-back given that Thomas Vermaelen, Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny are already vying for two spots, though perhaps Arsene Wenger is considering moving to a three man central defence and could therefore be open to additions and the Gunners boss has been linked with the French international previously.
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