La Gazzetta dello Sport – as quoted by Football Italia – are claiming that the Gunners are interested in the 23-year-old midfielder following his impressive performances for the Serie A outfit at the European championship.
The same story reports that Inter value their Croatian starlet at around £25m (€30m) as Arsene Wenger looks to bolster his midfield options ahead of the 2016/17 Premier League season.
The Arsenal manager has been linked with a number of players in the summer transfer window, but thus far, Wenger has only added three new names to his Gunners squad.
The Frenchman strengthened his midfield options with the signing of Borussia Monchengladbach and Switzerland star Granit Xhaka ahead of the European championship.
The Gunners will face a Major League Soccer all-star team in San Jose on Thursday afternoon as Arsenal continue their preparations for the new domestic campaign.
Arsenal will begin their new Premier League season with a home clash against Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on 14 August.
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