ARSENAL are weighing up a swap transfer for Galatasaray star Sacha Boey but face competition from a Premier League rival.
The French full-back has emerged as a target for the Gunners this summer after an impressive season in Turkey.
Mikel Arteta is reportedly keen to strengthen his options at right-back in order to provide support for Ben White.
White played in all 38 of Arsenal's league matches during the 2022/23 season as fellow right-back Takehiro Tomiyasu dealt with multiple injury issues.
Boey is understood to have been valued at £22million by Galatasaray, with Arsenal's opening bid thought to be below this value.
However, the Gunners could now land their man for a lower fee by including a player in the deal.
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According to journalist Resat Can Ozbudak, via Football London, Nuno Tavares could be included as part of the deal.
The report adds that Tavares' representatives have met with Galatasaray over a potential transfer.
Tavares spent last season on loan at Marseille after joining Arsenal in 2021.
His future is not set to be decided until after the Under-21 European Championships in Romania and Georgia.
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Boey will also appear at the tournament after being called up by France's under-21 side for the first time.
Arsenal are not the only side after the 22-year-old, though, with Brighton & Hove Albion also making a bid for Boey.
Turkish outlet 343 Digital reported last month that Brighton had submitted a £16million bid, said to be more than Arsenal's opening offer.
Boey made 33 appearances for Galatasaray last season as he helped his side win their first league title since 2019.
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