Arsenal started negotiations with €40m-rated La Liga forward

Arsenal are keen on bolstering their squad in the winter with a keen focus on attacking wingers. Yeremy Pino is a potential target, as the London giants keep tabs on the Villarreal star ahead of the next window. The Spanish coach has steered the Gunners to the top of the PL table and cemented their status as title contenders after 11 matchdays.

Arsenal are not clear favourite as Man City continues to close in from behind. While Arsenal have been free of key injuries, a few knocks to Zinchenko and Partey earlier in the season exposed their vulnerability. As for the latter, the Gunners are keen on signing Palmeiras midfielder Danilo in January.

Another big concern for Mikel Arteta is the lack of wide attacking positions. Martinelli and Saka have had a flying start to their campaign, but there’s a visible lack of cover for those young stars. Marquinhos and Nelson are not deemed good enough to replace them, meaning a dip into the transfer market looks necessary.

Arsenal hierarchy, including the owners, are open to backing Mikel Arteta in the winter window. The Spanish coach might get a sizeable budget to bolster his squad and push for a PL title push. Pino seems like an achievable target.

The report suggests the Gunners could sign both Pino and Mudryk in the window, along with a midfielder. If those footballers come in, it makes the London giants a contender for the title, as Mikel Arteta would have plenty of squad depth to match their rivals.