Arsenal are looking to add quality players to their squad come this summer and one of the players Arteta admires is Jack Grealish.
Grealish has scored six goals and provided a further 10 assists in the Premier League this season.
He has caught the eye of many top clubs and according to Jack Grealish agent (Barnett), Arsenal are confident of securing a £80million deal.
Alhough He has been sidelined in recent weeks with a shin injury.
Grealish has been linked with a move away from Villa Park after establishing himself as one of the Premier League’s best creative talents since the club’s promotion two seasons ago.
Manchester United are among the top clubs understood to be admirers of the player’s signature.
Barnett has insisted that Manchester United are not at the top of the list as he discusses the Aston Villa midfielder’s future.
This will come as a massive boost to Arsenal as they hope to complete the deal without Competition.
Although The 25-year-old England international signed a new long-term contract to remain at Aston Villa amid speculation of a move last summer.
Jonathan Barnett, has also admitted he is unsure over what the future holds, Grealish is likely to leave to a top club this summer.
More updates to follow.