Arteta is keen to sign a centre-back to improve things at the back.
Boateng is on his radar, with the Bayern Munich star likely to be available in the New Year.
The Germany international is a Bayern legend but has managed just eight appearances this season under both Niko Kovac and Hans-Dieter Flick.
The Gunners reportedly have Rugani as a backup.
The Italy international has struggled for game time at Juventus this season, making just three appearances since Maurizio Sarri’s arrival as manager.
https://www.express.co.uk/sport/footbal ... ele-Rugani
For boating see luiz - two well past it centre backs, whose motivation is minimal and is just interested in seeing out their careers.
If we intend signing a centre back, please sign someone a few years younger with something to prove at least
The giveaway clue is in the link.