Arsenal are reportedly considering a sensational move for Iker Casillas in the summer.

The Spain captain is no longer the first-choice goalkeeper at Real Madrid, having lost his place to January panic buy Diego Lopez, even after he returned from injury issues. The 31-year-old may find the situation changing next season, if Jose Mourinho leaves the Meringues, as expected.

Iker Casillas

However, the Gunners, who are in the market for an experienced goalkeeper, still harbour hopes of landing the legendary Spanish stopper in the summer, according to the Metro. Arsene Wenger's side have been previously linked to Casillas' La Roja team-mates Pepe Reina of Liverpool and Victor Valdes of Barcelona.

The report claims Liverpool are also keeping tabs on Casillas, who is understood to be open to a spell in the Premier League, if his situation at Real does not improve soon.

Meanwhile, Tutto Mercato reports Arsenal are planning a summer approach for Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet. The Belgian has kept goal in all 32 matches for the Black Cats so far this season, keeping nine clean sheets.

Arteta Hails Rosicky

Arsenal vice-captain Mikel Arteta has hailed fellow midfielder Tomas Rosicky and stated the Czech Republic veteran provides that extra spark that can help his side continue their recent run of form.

Rosicky netted a brace in the 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns at the weekend. The Gunners are now back in contention for a top four finish, after winning six of their last seven Premier League games.

"We dominated the game. We had the better chances but when Per was sent off and we gave a penalty away, it was game on and we had to hang on. Credit to the lads, we defended well and the goalkeeper made some really good saves. We're delighted with the points," Arteta said.

"Tomas has got quality and he's got a change of rhythm in the middle of the park that makes a difference. The fact that he made a difference here is massive for us. Now we have to keep going and keep winning. We have three games at home now so let's focus on that," the Spaniard added.