Arsenal have joined the race for CSKA Moscow goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev.

The Russia international has attracted enquiries from Manchester United and Bayern Munich over the past fortnight.

And now Russia's Life says Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is also keen on Akinfeev.

It's emerged that Akinfeev is already taking English language lessons in anticipation for a move to the Premiership - and favours London as his next destination.

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