Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has claimed his side would consider bids in the region of €80 million (£68.5m) for star striker Pierre Emerick Aubameyang.
Arsenal reportedly made a €60m bid for the Gabon international last year which was rejected by the Bundesliga side who wanted a figure closer to €100m.
There have also been claims that the Gunners bid €90m for the striker in the summer and Watzke now says they could be tempted to sell the striker.
“We can never guarantee that a player will stay with Borussia Dortmund forever, but our strength is to always find new solutions,” he told Kicker TV.
“Auba was our alternative to ‘the world ending’ after [Robert] Lewandowski’s departure.
“With an €80 million offer, I would be thinking about [club president] Reinhard Rauball and [sporting director] Michael Zorc – if we had one, we would have to get together with Pierre-Emerick.
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“We always have to differentiate between situations where there is such an offer, but we have no pressure … I would prefer it if no offer came.
“He is definitely good enough to go to an even bigger club. There are only a few, but I’m glad to read that it’s a good idea to go to Barcelona.”
Despite Olivier Giroud’s heroics this season there is no doubt that Arsenal would be improved by a world class striker and Aubameyang is simply one of the best in the business.
The 27-year-old has previously claimed he is keen on a move to Spain, and Real Madrid in particular, and it remains to be seen if Wenger would be willing to break the club’s transfer record to bring the striker to the Emirates.