football] direct news understands that Arsenal have once again shown interest in Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott.
The England international is out of contract in June and has been linked to a number of Premier League and European sides.
And with Thomas Vermaelen on his way out at the end of the season Arsene Wenger is keen to bring Lescott to the Emirates stadium.
He would like to bring Lescott in to provide back-up for Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny.
However, Turkish side Besiktas are already planning a big offer and the Gunners will do well to snap him up