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Arsenal Legend Ray Palour has urged the club not to miss the opportunity of signing N’Golo Kante this summer transfer window. The French midfielder has been heavily linked with a move away from the King Power Stadium with Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal all keen on the Leicester City man. Palour who played for the Gunners during his time as a professional has now urged the club to beat it’s rivals to the signature of the 25-year-old.
The Ex Gunner also urged the club to bring in a couple of new faces alongside N’Golo Kante despite the club’s recent capture of Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach.
“I’m sure there’s a lot of clubs looking at Kante – he’s been superb for Leicester City,” Parlour told Sky Sports .
“He’s like two men in midfield with his work rate and the way he sets play up. You need that platform from midfield – he would be a great signing for Arsenal if they could get him.
“If he was in the Arsenal side, playing behind Mesut Ozil, Santi Cazorla and Alexis Sanchez, then Arsenal would have a formidable midfield. I’m sure if he’s available then Arsene Wenger will definitely be interested in a player of his quality,” he said.
“Arsenal definitely need players to bring into the club. It’s not rocket science about where they need strengthening. A striker, a centre-half and they’ve lost Mathieu Flamini, Mikel Arteta and Tomas Rosicky, so other players need to come into the squad.
“There are players out there – he’s brought one in so far and I expect another three or four. It’s a long, hard season so the squad is very important. It’s so competitive for players though. Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, Antonio Conte and Jurgen Klopp will all be looking in the same market,” the former midfielder said.
Wenger is keen to bolster his side this summer in anticipation of a more competitive league next season.