It was recently reported that Arsenal were one of several teams interested in talented Croatian Marcelo Brozovic.
In October it was reported that Arsenal would begin talks with the player in November. That was however swiftly denied by the Dinamo club president, who said he was in no talks with any club about the player - including Arsenal.
However, it is believed that Brozovic is now being chased by AC Milan, who have reportedly made an offer for the player.
According to Italian super journalist Gianluca Di Marzio the Rossoneri are looking to get a one up on local rivals Inter Milan and Arsenal for Brozovic.
Of course the Italian sides have a definite advantage.
Croatian footballers tend to opt for Italian football above other leagues, given its proximity and Mediterranean climate, but Arsenal do have one advantage over the Milano clubs ... cash.
Money is no longer flowing through Italian football as it once was and Di Marzio claims that the €4 million offer that AC Milan have laid on the table for the services of Brozovic has been swiftly rejected. Instead they will have to pay a fee in the region of €8 million to get a hold of the player this winter.
Arsenal are certainly more likely to pay that fee for the player then any of the Italian sides which might just give them the upper hand in the pursuit of his signature.