Dutch champions Ajax has told attacker Hakim Ziyech he could leave if his asking price of £42.5million is met.
This would come as good news to Arsenal who have been monitoring the progress of the Moroccan.
Ziyech who scored 21 goals and register 18 assists across all competitions last seasons is on the radar of top European teams, including Arsenal and rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
The 26-year old snubbed a move to Sevilla last year, but the club has now given him green light to depart, CalcioMercato reports.
“I feel at home here and get to play a lot.
“I think Sevilla is from the same level as Ajax and I don’t switch Ajax for nothing.
“The right club didn’t make an offer yet, so for now I just stick with Ajax and do my very best on the field.
“I think everybody gets along really well. It’s a great team. We have fun and you shouldn’t give that up for nothing. You shouldn’t leave because of leaving; it has to be something you fully approve.
“Like I always said: it has to be the perfect picture. Everything needs to be right. I won’t leave Ajax until I have that feeling,” Ziyech told Fox Sports following Ajax’s 2-0 win over PSV in the Dutch Super Cup