5 Players Who Could Move To Arsenal Before Transfer Window Closes

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has shown that he isn’t going to shy away from strengthening his squad this summer after several failed attempt to sign top players.

Finally, after years of desperate pleas from Arsenal fans longing for some talent up-front, Arsene Wenger has signed a striker.

The signing of the Japanese youngster Takuma Asano will hardly excite Arsenal fans. The early signing of Granit Xhaka shows improvement but with nearly all of Arsenal rivals securing some of the biggest names in world football, Wenger will have to spend big.

The Gunners will be able to spend a significant amount of money this summer, with the new bumper Premier League television.

Here, we look at five players who could join Xhaka and Asano at the Emirates Stadium…

Alexandre Lacazette

The striker has been attracting interest of a number of clubs already this summer, and it is believed that the French man is desperate for a move away from Ligue 1 club Lyon.

Lacazette has been a proven and prolific goal scorers recently in France and many wondered why Didier Deschamps did not select him for the French European championship squad.

According to report, the Gunners are keen on signing the striker, but may need to cough out £35million to land their French man.

Julian Draxler

The German international has impressed for his nation at the on-going European championship, and could be set to leave Bundesliga club Wolfsburg for the English Premier League this summer.

Arsenal will have to battle Manchester United and Liverpool for the signature of the former Arsenal target.

Alvaro Morata

Morata is set to rejoin Real Madrid, after the club triggered his €30 million buy-back clause from Serie A club Juventus.

With the first step in a potentially prolonged transfer saga completed, Wenger will attempt to sign the player as Real Madrid plan to make huge profit from his transfer.

Ondrej Duda

The 21 year old was arguably one of the best youngsters on display at the on-going European Championships.

He may have a tough time establishing himself at the Emirate next season, with fierce competition in attacking midfield at Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger would however be the perfect coach for Duda and the wonder kid will be a decent signing if the reported transfer deal is completed.

Riyad Mahrez

The Algerian, who won the PFA Premier League’s best player last season, would find it difficult to reject a move to Arsenal.

It is believed that the Foxes are in no rush to sell the midfielder and the Gunners will investigate all options before paying for the Algerian.

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