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.
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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.