Thursday June 16 2011
Viviano paired with Arsenal

Bologna's Emiliano Viviano is a possible summer transfer target for Premiership giants Arsenal.

The London club are set to swoop for a new custodian and Viviano has been paired with a switch to England today.

Viviano is 25 and is now a full Italian international, even if only an understudy to Juventus veteran Gigi Buffon on the Azzurri stage.

Viviano's future, however, is somewhat complicated to decipher seeing as he is currently part-owned by Bologna and Inter.

Only once the two clubs have reached an agreement on his ownership will the doors for a possible move open.

The two Serie A sides are set to meet before June 25 in order to sort out his contract.

Bologna had previously admitted that they'd like to keep the No 1, while Viviano has stated that he would have reservations about joining Inter with Julio Cesar already at the club.

The Stadio Dall'Ara outfit have been in talks with Bari over a swoop for goalkeeper Jean-Francois Gillet.

It is also understood that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger would prefer a 'keeper with Premiership experience.

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