Arsenal Football Club have been keeping a watching brief on Diego Lopez.
Although Arsene Wenger insists he does not need a new goalkeeper, the Emirates Stadium faithful remain largely unconvinced by the current options.
Lukasz Fabianski may have performed well in recent weeks, but question marks remains over his quality in the long term, whilst Manuel Almunia has again proven error-prone.
Reports in the Mirror claim the Gunners could be about to turn their attention to Lopez, having continued to monitor his progress throughout the season.
The 29-year-old has been in fine form for Villarreal as they push for a place in the UEFA Champions League, and the Spaniards would be reluctant to lose him in the New Year.
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