Arsenal close to sealing £35m deal for experienced creative midfielder

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After seeing his team’s recent shaky defensive display which have seen them conceded 23 goals in 19 Premier League matches, Arsene Wenger is ready to add some quality defenders to the team as soon as the transfer market opens in the coming weeks.

According to Sky Sports Italia, the France international is set to spend £35million on Juventus full-back Medhi Benatia in order to solve the current defensive crisis rocking the club.

The 30-year-old Moroccan is one of the most used players by Masimiliano Allegri due to the sale of Leonardo Bonucci to AC Milan at the start of the season.

According to Calciomercato, Juventus might refused to let go of their influential full-back until they get another player who will serves as his replacement.

Arsene Wenger have been in desperate search for a new and experience defender who will help solve his backline problems and he believes the 30-year-old is the answer to his defensive problems.

Medhi Benatia joined The Old Lady from Bayern Munich in 2016 but couldn’t break into Allegri’s starting lineup until the sale of Bonucci. He has featured in 35 matches in all competitions for the Turin Club since his move from Bundesliga Champions Bayern Munich.

Arsene Wenger will hope to find a perfect solution to The Gunners problem at the back as soon as possible so as to compete with other top clubs for the Europa League Trophy which will automatically qualify them for next season UEFA Champions League competition.

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