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Arsenal have signed only two players in this transfer window but Arsene Wenger claimed that he cannot manage the headcount of his squad, hence a clear out has begun.
From the senior team, Gabriel Paulista moved to Valencia last week and England international Kieran Gibbs is now on the cusp of switching Arsenal for Galatasaray, according to reports.
Gibbs has laced his boots for Arsenal for the entire duration of his professional career and he broke into the scene of Arsenal when Gael Clichy left for Man City. Nonetheless, Gibbs has struggled with injuries over the years, playing second fiddle to Nacho Monreal.
Arsenal signed on Sead Kolasinac this summer and the Bosnian has impressed all and sundry with his performance from the Gunner’s pre-season games. Gibbs has fallen the lowest point of the selection pecking order of Arsene Wenger and his best bet at playing regularly is away from Arsenal.
The Gunners have agreed a fee with Watford for the transfer of defender Kieran Gibbs, sources close to both clubs have told ESPN FC.
Watford have agreed a fee of £5 million with Arsenal for Gibbs, but agreeing personal terms with the defender could still be a stumbling block for the Hornets.