Date: 8th November 2018 at 1:46pm
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According to reports, Mehdi Benatia is likely to leave Juventus with the likes of Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli preferred.

So far this season Benatia has played just five times in the in all competitions for the Italian champions.

And according to Italian news outlet Tuttomercatoweb, the Gunners are vying to bring him to North London in the winter transfer window as Unai Emery looks to build on his solid start with more defensive reinforcements

It has been claimed that the Old Lady are demanding just £13million for the 31-year-old.

Benatia has been named in the Morocco squad for the first time since the World Cup in Russia.

The defender has missed the Atlas Lions last three Nations Cup qualifiers, deciding to concentrate on his club commitments in Italy with the return of Leonardo Bonucci to Juventus.

Gooners, would Benatia improve our defence? Let us know in the comments…