Arsenal are set to sign three new players in the January transfer window as they seek to seal their first Premier League title since 2004.
Mikel Arteta’s side have won 11 of their 13 league games and sit top of the table – two points ahead of bookmakers favorite City.
A Gunners win over Wolves on Sunday would mean they would enter the World Cup break in first place come Christmas.
Arteta knows his team has a huge opportunity to end their title drought and has identified three new faces to help bolster his squad ahead of the break-in.
According to 90min, Arsenal are set to press ahead with their plans to bring in Youri Tielemans from Leicester City, who is out of contract at the end of the season.
The player reportedly told his boss Brendan Rodgers that he had no interest in signing a new contract.
Tielemans have been in superb form in recent weeks and Rodgers won’t want to lose their captain before the end of the season as the Foxes try to avoid a relegation dogfight.
But an offer from Arsenal in January may be too good for cash-strapped Leicester to turn down a player who can leave for free next June.
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Arsenal technical director Edu is also eyeing Palmeiras midfielder Danilo with sources close to Arsenal suggest this is a deal that is much more likely to happen.
The 21-year-old has made a name for himself in the Brazilian Serie A, winning the Copa Libertadores twice and winning the Brazilian league title this year.
Meanwhile, the Italian journalist Mirko Di Natale revealed that Arsenal have offered £52.2m for Ukraine international Mykhaylo Mudryk.
The Shakhtar Donetsk winger was linked with a move to Emirates Stadium in August following Nicolas Pepe’s loan spell at Nice, but Arteta opted to stay with his existing staff.
After a strong performance in the Champions League this season, Arsenal have taken steps to secure a deal for the 21-year-old ahead of a January move.
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