Forget Mustafi: Arsenal Open Talks To Signing High-Scoring Defender

With the transfer market scheduled to be halted at the end of this month, we are sure to see the media wave awash with rumors of players transfer. Certainly Arsenal will not be left out of all the transfer market melodrama.

Arsenal have been linked to a long list of players including attackers and defender. Latest report according to Theloosecanon is in the claim that Arsenal have open talks with the agent of Zenit CB Nicolas Lombaerts’ and they will attempt to complete the deal for the player before the close of the transfer window.

To this end, highly very reliable Russian journalist Artur Petrosyan has confirmed this report. According to Artur Petrosyan, Arsenal are yet to make a bid but with the club making contact with the player’s agent, could it be that Wenger is keen on signing Nicolas Lombaerts rather than Mustafi?

“Arsenal are interested in Belgium and Zenit CB Nicolas Lombaerts. No calls from Wenger, but his agent has been contacted by the club.

— Artur Petrosyan (@arturpetrosyan) ”

However, this report has come as a shock given the fact that the player is 31 and has gone past his peak. but it is possible that Wenger is keen on the player as a quick fix, the player is also valued at a cut price.



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