Arsenal has shown interest in the French international Kenny Lala who is currently playing for the French club Strasbourg.
The North London outfit are expected to get stiff competition for the 27-year-old from Manchester City who is also in the race to sign the defender.
As per the reports in Le 10 Sport, Gunners are keen to improve their defensive ranks by signing the Strasbourg defender.
Unai Emery is looking to build up a strong defence for his side for the upcoming season and defence being a major concern. The French international has scored four goals and provided ten assists this season.