Meet The Defensive Midfielder Arsenal Have Been Watching

Super Mario?
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Super Mario?

Arsenal are keeping an eye on Marseille's young defensive midfielder Mario Lemina, according to Le 10 Sport (French).

The 22-year-old has been on loan at Italian champions Juventus this season, but he's struggled to get game time. He will return to Marseille this summer and the French side will be inclined to sell him due to the financial mess they're in.

Arsenal could do with more numbers in midfield with Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini nearing their proverbial expiry dates. It seems that, along with Granit Xakha, Lemina is a realistic, young target in that area.

Here is the young Gabonese man in action...

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