The German publication report that Leverkusen are willing to let their man leave for between £18m and £22m pounds.
He has become a key player at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris and is ranked among the best defensive midfielders in Serie A. He has one Uruguay cap and was included in Óscar Tabárez's World Cup squad for the tournament in Russian Federation this summer.
New Arsenal manager Emery is aiming to improve the spine of his team ahead of the new season, with a goalkeeper, centre back and central midfielder his priority.
Man dies after gang attack in his home
Police believe the armed gang abandoned their vehicle , setting fire to it following the attack on Wilk and his partner. Wilk , who is also known locally as Nick, was taken to the Cork University Hospital but was pronounced dead at 5:30 AM.
Emery is having to manage a restricted budget this summer following big spending on wages and fees over the previous two years amid what will be a second successive season out of the Champions League.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England.