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Arsenal want to sign Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia this summer, according to Emanuele Giulianelli

Arsenal want to sign Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia as Arsene Wenger looks to bolster his defensive options at The Emirates this summer, according to Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianelli.

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The Gunners have been linked with a host of players in the summer transfer window but have thus far only signed midfielder Granit Xhaka, defender Rob Holding and striker Takuma Asano.

The north London side are thought to be on the lookout for further defensive reinforcements this summer as Arsene Wenger looks to transform his side into genuine title contenders next season.

Now, Italian reporter Giulianelli is claiming that Arsenal have made contact with Mustafi’s agent over a possible deal for the 24-year-old as Wenger looks to bolster his rearguard options.

Giulianelli tweeted:

Arsenal came in for criticism for failing to sustain a title challenge last season as they ended up second in the table and 10 points behind surprise champions Leicester City.

The Gunners kick off their Premier League campaign with a home clash against Liverpool on 14 August.

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