Gunners make move to plug holes in defence.
Arsenal have reportedly tabled an offer for Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, according to respected Italian football journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.
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Wenger is keen to boost his defence ahead of the closure of the transfer window on Monday and has seemingly turned his attentions to the Bundesliga to fill the gap left by Thomas Vermaelen, who left for Barcelona earlier this month.
And the manager has identified the former Milan stopper as his ideal target, reportedly making a formal approach to bring him to the Emirates Stadium.
It is believed that the fee being mooted is in the region of €25 million, with bonuses included, though it is still unclear as to what those may be.
The 26-year-old has been a rising star in the Bundesliga over the past three years and further enhanced his reputation this summer at the World Cup, where he played a starring role in the middle of a stout Greece defence.
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