Arsenal are looking at the possibility of striking a deal with Hoffenheim for Brazilian Roberto Fimino as we prepare for life with Santi Cazorla, according to Mirror Football.
Reports continue to link Cazorla with a move to Atletico Madrid this summer and the club’s hierarchy may already be preparing a contingency plan.
According to the report, chief scout Steve Rowley has already made several visits to Germany to check on the 23-year-old.
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Cazorla signed a contract extension last March and his current deal runs until the summer of 2017, but there has been no further talk of new deal which matches his current performances.
The Spaniard is 30 however, and we have a policy at the club to only offer one year extensions once a player reaches that age.
For Cazorla, he might fancy a move back home but one suspects that the little magician is quite content with life in London.