Gunners face competition for top target.
Arsenal face competition from Barcelona to sign Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin in the summer transfer window, according to Spanish source Fichajes.net.
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The Frenchman has been in superb form in the Premier League this season, showing himself to be one of the finest defensive midfield players in Europe.
Arsenal look in dire need of improvements in that part of the pitch, but Barca are also interested in a move as they consider the futures of midfield pair Xavi and Ivan Rakitic.
Schneiderlin looks like he could suit the Catalan’s style of play well, though with the club banned from making transfers until 2016, it remains to be seen if the player will be willing to wait it out for one more season at the St Mary’s Stadium.