Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko is keen to join Arsenal this summer, according to SkySports.
Moussa Sissoko has expressed his desire to play for Arsenal after a departure of his side Newcastle United from the Premier League in the recent season.
Sissoko has clearly told Magpies boss Rafa Benitez that he has no plans to play in the Championship.
Arsenal have targeted several of players this summer but have not made a midfielder as a prior target. However, Arsene Wenger can take the full advantage of the player’s situation and can sign him in a cheap deal.
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Sissoko is currently on international duty with France for the European Championship which starts in the next few days.
The holding midfielder has told the media that he want to follow the footsteps of Patrick Vieira, one of the successful midfielder in Arsenal's history.
Sissoko told Foot Mercato that Benitez is a great coach and he wants the Frenchman to stay but he knows what Sissoko is planning.
Sissoko has been in great form for the Magpies, he has started more than 110 games since his move from Toulouse in 2013.
Arsenal already have several midfielders but still they might take interest in signing the 26-year-old strong midfielder.