Arsenal intend to make an improved offer for Rennes midfielder Yann M'Vila.

The Daily Mail says Arsenal are ready to make an improved bid of £22million for M'Vila as Arsene Wenger desperately looks for a solution to his midfield crisis.

Wenger needs new personnel before the transfer window closes next Wednesday and hopes the extra cash will tempt Rennes into doing business after their director of football, Pierre Dreossi, ruled out a sale amid reports of a £15m offer from the Gunners earlier in the summer.

M'Vila, a 21-year-old holding player, has been linked with Liverpool and Chelsea and is under contract with Rennes until 2015.

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