Arsenal is expected to be one of the most active clubs of the winter transfer market if they are to push for the Premier league title.
Report according to the Metro is in the claim that Arsenal are very close to sealing a deal of Dynamo Moscow forward Aleksandr Kokorin.
The report has stated that the Gunners have already open talks with the 24-year-old versatile attacker for a probable move to the Emirates in January.
Arsenal failed sign an outfield player during the summer transfer window but they are now looking to bolster their thin squad this January.
The attacker of Arsenal has been left without depth given the injuries to Alexis Sanchez and Danny Welbeck and Wenger is now keen on providing competition for Giroud. Welbeck has been sidelined with a niggling injury and Kokorin can now come in as a back up to Giroud.
Kokorin was on the radar of Arsenal in the summer with Benzema but the recent report of the Latter means Wenger is left without choice than to go for Kokorin.
A deal in principle is already reported and the player is expected to join Arsenal in January. He will be eligible to play for Arsenal in the Champions league.