By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline
Published: 11:06 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 11:06 BST, 1 August 2019
Arsenal sounded out West Ham United over a move for central defender Issa Diop this summer, only to be immediately put off by the club's £65million valuation of the 22-year-old.
Unai Emery is desperate to bolster his defensive ranks ahead of the coming campaign, following the refusal of captain Laurent Koscielny to attend pre-season tour and request to be sold.
Arsenal turned to West Ham