The Gunners seeking an upgrade to Calum Chambers, who has started on the right-hand side of the defense in recent weeks, and Hakimi is reportedly among their list of targets.
, Mikel Arteta has given the move the green light as Inter are holding out for £42.7m for the 22-year-old wing-back.
The Gunners are reportedly working on a “firm offer” that could be submitted at the end of the season.
Hakimi joined the Nerazzurri from Real Madrid in a deal worth £36.3m, and although the Los Blancos have the first refusal on Hakimi, they are not expected to bring him back to the Spanish capital.
Paris Saint-Germain said to be interested in the Morrocan as well.