The Gunners appear to have made an attempt to replace the likes of Aaron Ramsey and Danny Welbeck, whose departures have left Arsenal in need of more goal-scoring threats for next season.
The exit of the duo comes after a frustrating season at the Emirates stadium which has seen the club settle for another year of having to play in the Europa League.
Unai Emery showed last summer that he has an eye for valuable young talent as he managed to securing the signing of midfielder Matteo Guendouzi.
With youngster becoming a success story in the Premier League, the Gunners are now looking to sign another French export in Alexis Claude-Maurice, according to the respected Get French Football News.
The 21-year-old obviously lacks Premier League experience but the fact that Arsenal are in desperate need of a goalscorer has seen several Arsenal fans react to the transfer report with excitement.