The £100m decision has been made as Mikel Arteta and Edu reveals Arsenal plans
Arsenal will sell a number of players this summer, with several fringe players set to leave the club, Arsenal sales expect to hit £100m
Mikel Arteta made an admission at the end of 2020 that Arsenal were ‘five or six players’ short of being able to deploy his preferred 4-3-3 formation.
For those players still at the club,
Arteta’s comments were evidence as to where he sees the current squad
and what his plans will be in the coming months.
Outgoings saw several players leave Emirates Stadium in January
and further wholesale changes could occur this summer, depending on whether the right offers come in for certain players.
Big changes could happen this summer as Arsenal expect to make sales
Nketiah has been linked with Brighton and mooted as a player who could be used as a makeweight in a deal for Yves Bissouma and Ben White.
Reports suggest that Arsenal could offer a contract extension to protect his value with one year left on his deal,
but a summer exit could still be on the cards.
The 26-year-old could leave the club after almost a decade at the club.
Villarreal and Atletico Madrid are monitoring him, with Bellerin open to a move away from north London.
Arsenal are allowing Kolasinac leave for a nominal fee this summer folowing his loan spell at struggling Schalke.
Lazio is a potential destination for the Bosnian left-back.
Nelson is attracting interest from the Greek side Olympiacos who are interested in signing the Arsenal winger, Arsenal Times understands.
The 21-year-old made just nine appearances in all competitions this season due to a mixture of injury problems and players ahead of him in the attacking areas.
The biggest issue with Maitland-Niles succeeding at Arsenal is that he sees his long-term future in midfield – something that Arteta clearly doesn’t agree with.
After revealing an interview that he wants his future to be clarified imminently, it remains unlikely that his future lies in north London.
The Swiss midfielder has reached a personal agreement with Roma and will join in the coming days for €20 million.
The Frenchman is close to joining Marseille after Mikel Arteta told him that he doesn’t count on him for the next season.