Arsenal are reportedly hoping to make two more signings in the January transfer window after sealing the Trossard transfer. Hence, it looks like Mikel Arteta is getting full backing from the owners.
The Gunners are looking to win the Premier League title after many decades. They are currently looking to sign a young right-back and a midfielder before the end of the window.
ARSENAL LOOKING TO END THE JANUARY TRANSFER WINDOW STRONGLY
According to reports, Arsenal are hoping to sign two players before the end of the January transfer window. The report also claims that they want to sign a right-back and a midfielder. However, the Gunners also need to make sales in January to balance their finances. The potential selling of players will also increase their budget in the January transfer window. Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has also made said that the Gunners are keeping an eye on the situation.
He further said on Arsenal business,
“It’s not over yet [Arsenal’s window after signing Trossard], they will explore opportunities. Keep an eye on the right-back situation. , also for the midfielder, there could be some opportunities. Let’s see.”
Hence, it is now all about finding the two players that fit the tactics and the budget for the club. They also need to have the desire to win trophies this season for the team. A number of players are already on the radar for the team.
IVAN FRESNEDA AND THE MIDFIELDER POSITION LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, Arsenal are showing serious interest in signing Real Valladolid defender Ivan Fresneda. Newcastle United were reportedly leading the race for the young defender. However, Mikel Arteta has reportedly called him personally to sign for the Gunners. Although, they are yet to agree on a fee with Real Valladolid to seal the transfer. Real Madrid are also monitoring the situation. Hence, it looks like Ivan Fresneda will end up playing for a top team in the second half of the season.
Arsenal are also hoping to sign a midfielder before the end of the January transfer window. Mikel Arteta wants to more competition for the midfield position in the second half of the season. Players like Ruben Neves and Youri Tielemans are on the radar. Hence, it is clear that the Gunners are looking to sign an experienced midfielder in the January transfer window. The Gunners are also looking to sell Albert Sambi Lokonga and Cedric in this window. They are also looking to loan out Marquinhos for the rest of the season.
Hence, it looks like the incomings by Arsenal are going to cost them over 70 million. However, they can reduce the cost by paying in more installments or by selling the fringe players. Hence, this will help reduce the squad size and the wage bill. The target for Mikel Arteta is to have players signings that are 100 % committed to winning trophies this season and future seasons.
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