Arsenal are looking to bolster their midfield this summer, and the Gunners have been linked with a host of midfielders already.
If the reports are to be believed, the north London club are close to signing Albert Sambi Lonkonga from Anderlecht, but Mikel Arteta and Edu seemingly want more additions.
The Gunners have been linked with a move for Marcel Sabitzer, Ruben Neves, Manuel Locatelli and James Maddison in recent weeks, giving it an indication of where the priority lies.
Granit Xhaka is all set to leave the north London club this summer, with a host of Serie A clubs interested. There could be other high profile departures as well, as Arteta wants to build the squad to his own image.
According to the latest report from Italian newspaper Il Mattino, the Gunners are now eying a move for Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski, and the news should excite the fans.
The report claims that the Gunners have shown an interest in signing the 27-year-old midfielder.
Aurelio De Laurentiis, the Naples chief, will not sell anybody on the cheap, but Napoli could be willing to do business if a good offer comes on the way.
Zielinski is a technically gifted midfielder who has been with Napoli since 2016. He has made over 235 appearances for the club, scoring 32 goals.
In terms of talent and quality, he is at par with some of the top midfielders in Europe, but probably he needs more goals to his game to get the credit he deserves.
Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes was effusive about him, suggesting he is a top player.
The 62-times capped Polish international would be a quality signing for Arsenal, and an upgrade from the existing crop of midfielders at the club. He is entering the prime years of his career, and it’s the right time for the Gunners to snap him up.
If Arsenal are really interested in signing a midfielder from the Italian league, they must go hell for leather for the Polish midfield maestro.