The Gunners have already started their summer business with a deal for the signature of Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach.
The Swiss midfielder may well be the answer to the Londoners’ chronic holding midfielder problems, and reports claim they’re looking to address another area of concern with a move for their recent signing’s international team-mate, Rodriguez.
The Wolfsburg left-back has emerged as one of the finest players in his position in the Bundesliga in recent seasons, being lauded for his attacking intent, defensive solidity and fierce set-pieces.
Nacho Monreal was widely praised for his performances across 2015/16, but with the future of Kieran Gibbs unclear, the Switzerland star could be a wise addition.
Arsenal were the only side in any of Europe’s top five leagues to not sign an outfield player last summer, which was a cause of concern for many fans.