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Arsenal are weighing up a move for Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi, according to the Express.
N’Zonzi has established himself as one of La Liga’s top midfielders this season and is now attracting interests from Europe’s biggest clubs.
Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester City have been linked with the midfielder for over two months but reports now claim Arsenal have joined the race to bring the player back to England.
The defensive midfielder had a less glamorous time at the Brittania Stadium with Stoke city between 2012 and 2015 but his fortunes improved drastically after completing a move to Sevilla two years ago.
He could now return to the Premier League a much better player and Wenger is keen to sign him ahead of Man City and Chelsea.
Wenger reportedly wants to strengthen his squad this winter so he can successfully challenge for the league title and the Express says he is keen on signing N’Zonzi.
Well, I do not think this will happen, It is very unlikely that Wenger is interested in N’Zonzi considering we have enough options available to us in the defensive midfield.
Although the injury to Cazorla and departure of Elneny to the African Nations cup have reduced the options available to the boss, we still have more than enough options to see us through January.
Also, Sevilla will demand at least £25m for the midfielder and I doubt Wenger will want to spend that much on the strongest position in our squad.
There are other areas like the right wing and the right back positions where we are a bit light in numbers so spending big on a centre midfielder this January won’t make any sense.