Arsenal circulates unwanted quintet as Edu seeks to fund £ 90m double deal

Arsenal expects to download five stars in the next two transfer windows to raise up to £ 90 million in transfer funds, according to a report.

The Gunners spent around £ 77 million in the summer, with Gabriel Magalhaes and Thomas Partey as their two most expensive signings.

However, there is much room for improvement at the Emirates Stadium.

The international break came at just the right time for Arsenal after suffering three league defeats out of the four in the previous period.

Mikel Arteta He has instilled greater solidity in the Gunners’ bottom line, although this appears to have been at the expense of their attacking game.

Each of their three recent league losses came without Arsenal scoring. A worrying lack of results from the Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang talisman He has also started to raise his eyebrows.

Their lack of effort in their most recent loss, a 3-0 setback at home to Aston Villa it also drew great reviews from Ian Wright.

As such, Edu is reported to have put four stars up for sale, while another will be shown the door. The Brazilian hopes the departures can fund moves for Arsenal’s two main goals.

According to the Daily Mirror, Edu and Arteta are ready to do without Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac, Sokratis and Matteo Guendouzi.

Kolasinac almost left for the summer and seems likely to return to Germany when the window is reopened. Bayer Leverkusen is expected to make a move of nearly £ 10 million.

Meanwhile, Sokratis sits slightly lower in Arsenal’s defensive pecking order. The Greek defender has yet to play for Arsenal this season and also came close to leaving over the summer.

However, the two biggest sales would probably be Guendouzi and Lacazette.

French midfielder Guendouzi fell out of favor with Arteta shortly after Project Restart. Since then it has been loaned to Hertha Berlin. A former Gunners leader also told the player that he is unlikely to appear at the club again..

Lacazette, meanwhile, is ranked in the £ 40 million pool and has attracted the attention of Atlético de Madrid in the past.

The Gunners also plan to ditch Mesut Ozil and relieve his hefty £ 350,000 weekly salary.

Arsenal left Ozil out of their squad lists for the Premier League and the Europa League, which means that you cannot play in any competition. A game now seems inevitable.

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Artilleros persiguen a Aouar, Edouard

Arsenal, for their part, have already identified the two players they want to sign next.

The Gunners spent much of the summer chasing Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar. Its sale price of 60 million euros was prohibitive during the summer. However, the sales of several fringe men will give them the necessary funds.

Arsenal’s lack of creativity has been highlighted and Arteta and Edu believe that Aouar is the man who can fix it. Dominik Szoboszlai from RB Salzburg is your alternative choice, with talks already made.

The Gunners also have their sights set on a new center forward. Since Lacazette is likely to leave, Arteta is said to be interested in Celtic’s Odsonne Edouard.

Edward He scored 28 goals for Celtic in the aborted 2019/20 season, as they equaled a Scottish record by sealing a ninth consecutive title win.

The France Under-21 forward has already made six of 13 appearances this season, bringing his tally to 68 in 139.

Odsonne Edouard

But it’s not just his scoring prowess that draws Arteta. He feels that Edouard’s selfless nature will thrive at Arsenal. In fact, it is claimed that it would be a perfect link to bring others into play.

Furthermore, the Daily Record states the forward himself has suggested that this will be his last season in Glasgow.

“I’ve been here for three years, and I’m sure when the time comes I will think about leaving,” he said. “I am looking for a superior league. Right now I’m focused on this season. When the time is right, I will make the decision to go. “

The addition of the duo would likely cost Arsenal around £ 90 million. However, the possible departures of the five aforementioned players could ensure that Arsenal’s net spending does not break the bank.

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