Gunners in hunt for star signing
Published Date: 05 October 2008
Arsenal like the look of St Etienne midfield star Blaise Matuidi.The French Under-21 international has broken into the first team this season and Gunners scout Gilles Grimandi is a keen admirer.
The clubs have close links and Matuidi is out to follow the path of friends Samir Nasri and Lassana Diarra.
He said: "Seeing what they've achieved increases my motivation."