Arsenal have been told they must pay £4.2 million to finally secure a deal to sign PSG defender Layvin Kurzawa, according to The Telegraph.
The good news for the Gunners is that the Parisians are willing to let their player leave the club this month.
Kurzawa has been in and out of the side in Ligue 1 this season starting just six times for the league leaders.
The left-back has 13 caps for France and has been at PSG since signing from Monaco for £20 million in 2015 (Telegraph).
During his five years at the club, he has played 114 games, scoring 12 goals and registering 20 assists.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is in need of a left-back. Kieran Tierney is out with a shoulder problem and Sead Kolasinac has also been missing in recent weeks.
Kurzawa would certainly bolster Arteta’s ranks and it remains to be seen whether the club will stump up the cash.
He has fallen behind Juan Bernat in the Franch capital and holds a desire to leave in search of regular football.
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Adding Kurzawa will add a little bit more balance to the team’s back four.
In recent weeks Bukayo Sako has done a grand job of deputising at left-back but he isn’t a natural there.
The Arsenal player will see his long-term future on the wing and Arteta will be able to utilise him as such if Kurzawa signs.
Signing an international is no bad thing and the Gunners are getting themselves a player with lots of experience.
Kurzawa’s style of play is all about bombing forward and that would make him ideal for Arsenal.
In Arteta’s style, the full-backs have typically been given the freedom to push on and that would suit the Frenchman.