Arsenal chief Edu is determined to find a new No10 before the summer market shuts.
Maddison is said to be keen on a switch to the Emirates, but Leicester are in no rush to sell their prized asset as they hold out for their £60million asking price.
Arsenal's director of football Edu is willing to go down another avenue if a deal for Maddison is not feasible, identifying cheaper alternatives for the England playmaker.
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