Report: Arsenal eye Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez

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Arsenal have reportedly scouted the Atletico Madrid youngster.

Barcelona's Sergi Roberto in action with Atletico Madrid's  Lucas HernandezBarcelona's Sergi Roberto in action with Atletico Madrid's Lucas Hernandez

Arsenal are monitoring Atletico Madrid youngster Lucas Hernandez, reports the Mirror.

Arsenal are expected to be busy in this summer transfer window as they look to bounce back from a disappointing season.

They have already made one move, securing a big money for midfielder Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach.

He is unlikely to be their only arrival, with many predicting Arsene Wenger could spend big in what may be his final year at the club.

Borussia Moenchengladbach's Granit Xhaka in actionBorussia Moenchengladbach's Granit Xhaka in action

While Xhaka was a big money move, they are also reportedly looking at a number of young stars that they can develop for the future.

Central defence seems to be one of the areas they are looking to improve, with move for Bolton youngster Dan Holding already on the cards.

Bolton Wanderers Rob Holding and Leeds United's Mirco AntenucciBolton Wanderers Rob Holding and Leeds United's Mirco Antenucci

Another one they have watched is is Atletico Madrid youngster Lucas Hernandez according to the Mirror.

He has enjoyed something of a breakout season this past year, making 13 appearances in total across all competitions.

That has caught the eye of the Gunners, who have scouted him alongside Holding, Celtic full back Kieran Tierney and Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon.

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