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Jorginho could become the latest Chelsea cast-off to join Arsenal and may take them to next level 

It’s no secret what Arsenal are looking for as the transfer window nears its October 5 deadline and now Mikel Arteta appears to have turned a little closer to home in search of a new midfielder.

The Gunners have finally addressed their long-standing defensive issues with the arrivals of Gabriel Magalhaes and William Saliba while few can question what they offer in attack.

Arteta’s Arsenal already looks far superior to that of Unai Emery but they remain a side lacking quality in the centre of the park.

Arsenal are showing interest in Chelsea midfielder Jorginho as they search for midfielders

The Gunners need midfielders with Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi out of favour

The Gunners need midfielders with Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi out of favour

The likes of Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi have fallen out of favour while players such as Granit Xhaka and Mohamed Elneny will never be enough to be able to challenge for the Premier League title.

The Gunners have been strongly linked with Lyon’s Houssem Aouar and Atletico Madrid‘s Thomas Partey throughout the summer but a surprise name entered the mix this week.

That was Chelsea midfielder Jorginho who, according to Sky Sports, is now a target for Arteta.

The Arsenal boss was part of Pep…