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Arsenal seem to be done with buying players as far as this transfer window is concerned. Now, their focus seems to have shifted towards selling players in order to recoup some of the funds that has been spent this summer.

One such player who could be on the move is defender Shkodran Mustafi who is a target for the Turkish club Galatasaray as per reports in Turkish Football.

The Gunners are willing to let him go for a sum that is thought to be around £22.3m [€25m]. Unai Emery is not keen on the player and selling him will go some way in recovering some of the expenditure that the club has made in recruiting five players.

The report further states that the North London club have snubbed a loan offer from Galatasaray and the club have informed the interested parties that they plan to sell the defender on a permanent deal.

Arsenal have gotten two players for the defense in the form of Stephan Lichtsteiner and Sokratis from Juventus and Borussia Dortmund respectively. The signing of the Greek Sokratis is interesting as the Gunners have required someone to be at center back since the retirement of Per Mertesacker and the long-term injury suffered by Laurent Koscielny.

If Mustafi were to leave, it would appear that the Gunners are a little short when it comes to the center back area. But this is not the case as they do have some good backup. This primarily comes in the form of Calum Chambers and Rob Holding.

And to add to this, there is already another promising defender in the Arsenal ranks in the form of Konstantinos Mavropanos. Alternatively, the Gunners could also get another player may be at a cheaper rate than what Mustafi would be sold for.

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