Arsenal in talks with defender Stephan Lichtsteiner over free transfer

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With a budget of just £50 million to play this summer, new Arsenal manager Unai Emery is going to have to be very shrewd in the transfer window.

It looks like Emery has his targets in mind as Sky Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claims that Arsenal are eyeing a swoop for Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini this summer.

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Lichtsteiner, 34, has been targeted by the Gunners as they look to bolster their defence this summer, with Hector Bellerin now the club's only natural right-back.

BetStars Director of Trading Ian Marmion explained: "Sevilla's Steven N'Zonzi has always been linked with a return to the Premier League and the appointment of Unai Emery at Arsenal has sparked fresh speculation that the French midfielder could link up with his former manager at the Emirates this summer".

A new goalkeeper is an absolute priority for the Gunners following a season where Petr Cech made six errors that led to goals in the Premier League - more than anyone else.

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"Manchester United and Chelsea remain the clear market outsiders at 8/1 and 10/1 respectively for the former Stoke man".

Arsenal are in talks to sign Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free when his contract at Juventus expires this summer, with the right-back among Unai Emery's targets.

He won the Serie A titles in each of his seven seasons at the club, as well as four Italian Cups, and is expected to captain Switzerland at next month's World Cup in Russian Federation.

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Lichtsteiner, who joined Juventus from Lazio in 2011, was recently linked with Borussia Dortmund after confirming he would exit the Serie A club.