Barcelona defender Martin Montoya is keen to explore the possibility of joining Arsenal this summer, [football] direct news understands. Montoya’s current deal at the Nou Camp is due to expire this summer and with contract talks currently on hold, his future is once again being discussed. The Catalan club had been keen to renew but negotiations broke down two weeks ago and are yet to be started again. The 22-year-old Spanish international is keen to remain with the La Liga giants but only if he is guaranteed first team football, something that has been hard to come by thanks to the form of Daniel Alves.[FDN] now understands that the youngster has discussed life in England and at Arsenal with former Gunners midfielders Cesc Fabregas and Alex Song. Montoya has made 54 appearances for the Barcelona first team in four seasons.