According to Express, Manchester United defender Eric Bailly can join Arsenal only if Gunners agree to fork out a significant amount of cash.
However, Arsenal coach Unai Emery has revealed that Arsenal can only make loan deals.
“We can only loan players.I know the club is working on possibilities of which players can help us with big performances like we need now.I cannot say more,” said Emery.
Eric Bailly, whose contract is until 2020, has started only 11 matches during this season.
Arsenal are also interested in Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez and Lille forward Nicolas Pepe.