Paris Saint Germain manager Laurent Blanc has hinted midfielder Adrien Rabiot has received an offer to leave the club amid reported interest from Arsenal.
The highly-rated midfielder has been locked in a contract impasse with the Ligue 1 champions throughout the summer having turned down an offer of a new deal at the end of last season.
Serie A champions Juventus and challengers Roma are among the clutch of clubs to have been credited with interest in the 19-year-old along with the Gunners.
With Marco Verratti, Blaise Matuidi, Thiago Motta and Yohan Cabaye amongst those ahead of Rabiot in the pecking order at the Parc des Princes the midfielder is concerned he will be unable to improve upon the 12 starting appearances he made for the club last season.
With just 12 days of the transfer window remaining Blanc remains keen to retain the player's services. However, the former France international believes Rabiot may have already agreed to a move elsewhere.
"It is possible that Rabiot will leave us, but I won't tell you the destination," the PSG boss told a press conference on Thursday.
"I think his advisors are enjoying his contractual situation. Rabiot had a very nice offer from PSG but apparently it does not interest him, which is a shame."
Rabiot's current deal in the French capital expires in July 2015. Unless a resolution can be found quickly PSG will be tempted to find a buyer for the midfielder to avoid losing him on a free transfer next summer.
Arsene Wenger is understood to be an admirer of the midfielder and has been reportedly told the Gunners must pay £5.6m to secure his services.
The Arsenal boss faces a more immediate concern in midfield with Mikel Arteta ruled out of Saturday's clash with Everton after limping off with an injury in Tuesday's 0-0 draw away to Besiktas.