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Arsenal are trying to push through a deal to sign Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi, according to Kaveh Solhekol

Arsenal are in negotiations to sign Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia as Arsene Wenger searches for his fourth summer signing, according to Kaveh Solhekol.

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The north London side have been heavily linked with a bid to sign the Germany international defender in recent days following the news that Gabriel Paulista has joined Per Mertesacker on the sidelines for the Gunners due to injury.

Arsenal kick off their Premier League campaign with a home clash against Liverpool on Sunday afternoon and it remains to be seen whether the north London side will be able to push through any deals before the weekend’s opener.

Now, Sky Sports News HQ reporter Solhekol is claiming that Arsenal are in talks with Valencia about the signing of the 24-year-old defender.

The reporter goes on to cite other sources in Germany as saying that Valencia would be willing to offer a bid in the region of £30m for the defender.

Solhekol tweeted on Thursday:

Arsenal, who finished second last season, have signed Granit Xhaka, Rob Holding and Takuma Asano so far this summer.

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