Arsenal Target AC Milan Full-back Ignazio Abate

English Premier League side Arsenal are planning a move to sign AC Milan and Italy international right back Ignazio Abate.

The 26 year-old defender has one year remaining on his Milan contract and according to talksport, Abate could be the replacement for departing Arsenal player Bacary Sagna.

The Zenit target however will be hard to prize away from the Serie A side with Milan ready to end interested parties hopes with a new contract.

Abate who made 27 appearances in the league last season is believed to be eyeing a move to the Premier League which does give a boost to Arsenal's chances of signing the 14-time international.