Athletic Bilbao are chasing Arsenal fullback Nacho Monreal.

Spanish sources state the Basque-club are hoping to lure the defender back to his homeland this summer, despite only signing for Arsenal 18 months ago.

Monreal was a regular in Arsene Wenger's line-up last year, featuring in 23 Premier League games, as well as making six Champions League appearances.

The Spaniard's contract runs out in 2017, meaning Arsenal could cash in on a decent transfer fee if they are to let him go.

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