Report: Arsenal eye move for Atsuto Uchida

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger walks off at the end of the Barclays Pemier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at the Britannia Stadium on March 1, 2014
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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is mulling over a potential move for Schalke defender Atsuto Uchida to replace Bacary Sagna, according to a report.

Arsenal are eyeing a move for Schalke 04 defender Atsuto Uchida, according to a report.

Arsene Wenger is bracing himself for the potential departure of Bacary Sagna, with Manchester City reportedly closing in on the Frenchman.

The 64-year-old wants the Japan international to replace Sagna and has sent scouts to watch Uchida ahead of the World Cup, reports The Mirror.

Arsenal have also been linked with Toulouse right-back Serge Aurier.

Toulouse's Serge Aurier celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Reims during their Ligue 1 match on March 8, 2014
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