Leicester’s Yves Bissouma is also being watched, but Manchester United are in the mix as well, and it is unlikely he would arrive if Camavinga was also signed.
Up front, Arteta could well look for a replacement for Alexandre Lacazette, who has under-performed this season.
Lyon’s Moussa Dembele, currently on loan at Atletico Madrid, could be targeted due to his disappointing spell in Spain.
Arsenal’s dream XI for 2021/22 [4-3-3]:
Leno; Aarons, Saliba, Gabriel, Tierney; Camavinga, Partey, Smith Rowe; Aubameyang, Saka, Dembele