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According to the Mirror, Arsenal could announce a deal for two defenders before the end of the week with reports suggesting Arsene Wenger has step up his pursuit for West Bromwich Albion’s defender Jonny Evans and Valencia’s Skhodran Mustafi.
Wenger revealed he is in the market to sign a central defender after Per Mertesacker’s knee injury which will see him ruled out for 4months.
Arsenal suffered another injury setback during our game against Manchester City which will see Gabriel Paulista ruled out for 8weeks due to an ankle ligament injury.
The Gunners will have to spend big in other to sign Mustafi who has a 42 million pounds release clause but it is rumoured Valencia are ready to accept a bid within the rejoin of 25million from Arsenal and while Evans could be sold to Arsenal for 15million pounds before our opener against Liverpool this weekend.
As the links with Arsenal refuse to die down, Skhodran Mustafi continues to train away from the senior team as he recovers from a ‘hamstring’ problem that rules him out of their friendly against an all-star Nigerian league team on Wednesday.