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Parlour calls on Arsenal to take punt on Brighton defender Dunk

Ray Parlour thinks Arsenal should take a gamble on Brighton defender Lewis Dunk.

The Gunners are looking for defensive reinforcements before the transfer window closes, with Flamengo's Pablo Mari their prime target.

But Parlour believes the Premier League proven Dunk would be a worthy signing.

The former Arsenal winger told talkSPORT: "I'd take a gamble on people like Lewis Dunk. Is it a gamble? £30million/£40million would Brighton take that I don't know?

"I like the way he plays, I think he's a proper centre-back. That's what you need sometimes.

"Sol Campbell was a proper centre-back, he was a stopper. He would stop you scoring and that's what you want from your centre-back, they don't need to be great on the ball.

"Someone like Lewis Dunk, who probably is a little bit unlucky not to be more in the England squads."

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