Arsenal have targeted Espanyol defender Mario Hermoso, according to reports.
The 23-year-old has impressed for the La Liga side this season, playing 34 times in all competitions for the side which finished seventh.
This saw the centre-back rewarded with his first international caps for the Spain senior team at the back end of 2018.
Spanish outlet Sport report that the ex-Real Madrid player has caught the eye of the Gunners, who are exploring potential transfer options.
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Unai Emery wants to strengthen his defence this summer after missing out on a top-four finish by a single point.
And with doubts over a number of his players – including defender Shkodran Mustafi – a swoop for the £18million rated Espanyol star could be on the cards.
However, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain have also been credited with an interest in Hermoso.