One is already signed for next season, the other is not. At least, not yet.
Lukas Podolski finalized his £10 million transfer on the last day of April, and within a week it appeared that 21-year-old Rennes midfielder Yann M'Vila was on the verge of making his own switch to Arsenal.
News reports backed off their initial claims that M'Vila to Arsenal was a 'done deal', and M'Vila has since revealed that he will decide his future "next week," following Rennes' final league game against Dijon.
Should both come on board, Arsenal's talent level would be considerably bolstered.
Here's what the starting lineup would look like with both in the fold.