Arsenal target Thomas Meunier shows his tackling ability in photo with Mesut Ozil

According to France Football, via Get French Football News, Arsenal manager Unai Emery wants to sign Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier this summer.

France Football, via GFFN, report that current PSG boss Thomas Tuchel is ready to push the 27-year-old star out of the Parc des Princes, as he prefers Thilo Kehrer and Colin Dagba in the right-back spot.

The same report says that the Ligue 1 champions want €30m (£26.5m) for the Belgium international, who worked under Emery when the Spaniard was in the French capital himself.

Arsenal may well have to win the Europa League on Wednesday to have any chance of getting their man however, as he will surely want to be playing Champions League football next term should he leave Paris over the course of the next couple of months.

If Meunier does arrive at the Emirates Stadium he would likely be competing with Hector Bellerin for either the right-back or right wing-back position depending on the formation Emery is using, and one of his biggest strengths is his tackling ability.

The image from above shows the Belgian winding up to tackle current Gunners player Mesut Ozil in 2016 when the two teams met, and it is something that the 27-year-old is more than adept at doing.

According to WhoScored, he won 44 of the 58 he attempted in 22 Ligue 1 outings this season, while he was successful with four of the five made in Europe’s elite club competition.

Should a deal happen, Emery will certainly be hoping that Meunier steps up to the plate and helps out a side that struggled defensively on the road.