Arsenal have made a second offer for Croatian youngster Marcelo Brozovic, reports the Metro.
Citing Sky Italia, it has been suggested that the Gunners have made an offer between £5.5 million and £7m as they go in search of improving their midfield.
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It appears, then, that Brozovic could finally move to north London, with Gunners boss Arsene Wenger having tracked him for some time now.
In fact, the same report has suggested that Dinamo Zagreb had previously rejected Arsenal's initial offer for the player, but it now remains to be seen as to whether they will be willing to hand the 22-year-old the opportunity to move to the Premier League in this transfer window.
There's no doubt about it, despite Gunners boss Arsene Wenger having made improvements to his squad this past summer, his side are lacking in the midfield department.
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With the likes of Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Flamini and Co. failing to produce the goods in north London, it's not surprising that Wenger is ready to improve in the middle of the park before the end of this month.
There's no doubt about it, Arsenal are quite the threat going forward, but have struggled to protect their back-line in recent seasons. They've conceded far too many goals and looked vulnerable throughout, so another midfield option would only come as a boost to the club.
And Brozovic may well still be learning the game, but he'd no doubt help the Gunners in the midfield department. Already a Croatian international, he's extremely highly rated and proved his credentials at this past summer's World Cup in Brazil.
The Arsenal hierarchy will now be hoping to conclude the deal sooner rather than later, with the Gunners currently battling for Champions League qualification in England's elite division.
After beating Stoke City on home soil in their last outing, Wenger's side face quite the test this weekend as they travel to the home of the champions to take on Manchester City.
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