Arsenal challenge Tottenham for Inter Milan fullback Alvaro Pereira

Arsenal are battling Tottenham for Inter Milan fullback Alvaro Pereira.

Arsenal are battling Tottenham for Inter Milan fullback Alvaro Pereira.

Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas is willing to offer Benoit Assou-Ekotto in a swap for Pereira, who he worked with at Porto.

However, Arsenal are also keen as they prepare to offload Andre Santos to Fenerbahce and have lost Kieran Gibbs for almost a month due to injury.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is eager to make a new fullback signing today.

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