New Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo is reportedly desperate to bring Alexandre Lacazette to Turin from Arsenal.
In fact, the former Bianconeri midfielder is also willing to offer Mikel Arteta his pick of three Juve players in order to make the deal happen.
The Gunners are in need of a huge cut to their wage bill after releasing 55 members of staff earlier this month and with captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang being offered a new contract.
Lacazette could well make way, with the Serie A champions keen on the France international.
And The Athletic claim Juve will offer either Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa or Cristian Romero to Arsenal to sweeten the deal.
Given Higuain is 32 and would command extremely high wages, the former Chelsea striker is unlikely to return to London.
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Arteta is also well stocked in his attacking areas, meaning Manchester United transfer target Costa is not particularly high on the priority list.
However, ball-playing centre-back Romero could be exactly what the club needs given how sparse the Spaniard’s options are at the back.
William Saliba and Pablo Mari will be brought into the first-team next season, yet the likes of Shokdran Mustafi, Rob Holding and Sokratis are all surplus to requirements.
22-year-old Romero could be let go by Pirlo, who knows full well one of his biggest tasks with the ‘Old Lady’ is to get the best out of Cristiano Ronaldo next season.
In 2019, Pirlo said Juventus ‘didn’t know how to get the ball’ to the Portugal captain and the signing of Lacazette could well help that.