Spanish La Liga club Real Sociedad are eyeing a surprising transfer for Marseille forward Florian Thauvin ahead of this summer according to reports emanating from the media in France.
Just like the last campaign, French international Thauvin has been the main man for Marseille this season.
His form for the French Ligue 1 giants has led to intense transfer rumours of a move away from the club with North London giants Arsenal touted as a possible transfer destination for him.
Real Sociedad are surprised entrant into the race to sign the 26-year-old forward.
According to Le10Sport, Real Sociedad want to sign him when the transfer window reopens this summer.
Florian Thauvin has been the top performer at French Ligue 1 giants Marseille after netting 15 goals in all competitions.
He has scored 13 goals in the league in addition to seven assists.
Florian Thauvin has 20 goal contributions in just 30 games.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery is seeking for a goalscoring wing forward to complete the deadly attacking duo of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and the aforementioned Thauvin fits the bill though a possible move for him could be dependent on the transfer warchest at the disposal of the Spanish tactician this summer.
The transfer budget is expected to increase if Arsenal qualify for Champions League football next season.