Arsenal are reportedly ready to splash the cash on one of the best centre backs in European football in the January transfer window.
This is according to the report from the Daily Mail which revealed that the Gunners are prepared to make a bid of £40m for the young French defender.
Arsenal have to sign a defender in the January transfer window after it was revealed that Calum Chambers could be out for a very long time after he sustained a knee injury during the last league game at home to London rivals Chelsea.
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Calum Chambers sustained the knee injury during the first half of the Chelsea game following the collision with opposition striker Tammy Abraham.
The England international has been the best centre back for an Arsenal team that has kept just three clean sheets in the 20 league games played this season.
He has been involved in all the games that ended with a clean sheet for Arsenal in the league.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta requested for at least two centre backs and the board are ready to back him in the transfer market with signings such as Dayot Upamecano who is one of the best young central defenders at the age of 21.