Stoke City boss Tony Pulis is set to approach Arsenal to discuss a loan move for right back Carl Jenkinson according to the Daily Mirror.

Pulis is desperate to add quality cover to his right back position with very little competition for the place currently at the Britannia Stadium.

However Arsene Wenger is not keen to allow his second choice right back leave the club, even on a short term basis, as the form and injury record of Bacary Sagna is not great.

Wenger himself is keen to bring defensive cover to the Emirates and one or two new faces could see Jenkinson get his loan chance away from the Gunners until the end of the season.

The former Charlton youth product is also on the radar of West Ham, Wigan and Fulham this month as even an England call-up earlier this season can’t force him in front of Sagna.

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