The Daily Express reports that the Gunners have stepped up their attempts to sign Guilavogui as an alternative to Newcastle star Yohan Cabaye.
Arsenal face competition from Newcastle in the race to sign Guilavogui before the transfer window closes.
St Etienne could be prepared to let Guilavogui leave to fund new signings.
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