Arsene Wenger has made Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama his No1 target in January. Arsenal ...
Arsenal boss Wenger is determined to strengthen his squad after reaching the Champions League knock-out phase and to also make a push for the Premier League title.
Wenger has seen his squad depleted by injuries and is particularly short in midfield, where Francis Coquelin, Santi Cazorla and Mikel Arteta are all sidelined.
Wanyama had been on Arsenal's radar even before he joined Southampton from Scottish giants Celtic for £12.5million, but they have been hugely impressed by his progress at St Mary's in the two seasons since.
Arsenal are likely to have to pay more than £15m to get their man, but they do have cash to spend.