Report: PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot wants Arsenal switch to strengthen outside chance of securing Euro 2016 place

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The 20-year-old is reportedly unhappy at Parc des Princes, and hopes to secure a move to the Premier League.

The Sun are claiming that Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot is hoping to seal a move to Arsenal during the January transfer window, in a last-ditch attempt to send a message to Didier Deschamps. 

Rabiot is reportedly less than happy at Parc des Princes, having struggled to hold down a place in Laurent Blanc's side, and believes a switch to the Gunners may be his best chance of earning an international call-up for Euro 2016, The Sun explains.

The 20-year-old - who has featured for France at various youth levels - is yet to make his debut for the full national side, and with time running out before the European Championships begin on home soil, he seems to believe that his chances will be enhanced by becoming a part of Arsene Wenger's side.

While the Premier League outfit are closing in on a deal for Basel midfielder Mohamed Elneny (via The Guardian), injuries have meant that the Gunners are currently looking quite thin in the holding midfield position. Francis Coquelin has been excellent since his emergence into the side, but he needs competition for a place in the squad, and when he is out injured, the back four arguably does not receive the same level of protection.

A move to the Emirates may provide Rabiot with more first-team action - although The Sun add that Wenger is yet to make a serious bid for the youngster - and he will get to work closely with a couple of the men that he is hoping to line up alongside when France kick off their Euro 2016 campaign against Romania in June. 

Should a move happen, and Rabiot build a great understanding with Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud, then Deschamps may well consider the midfielder as a surprise inclusion when he comes to name his squad. 

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