Arsenal legend to Emery – You need to strengthen this position before next season

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According to Kevin Campbell, Newly appointed Arsenal manager Unai Emery will have to organize the defense as well as bringing in new defenders to his squad this summer window.

Arsenal have only sealed one transfer deal in the summer so far after Stephan Lichtsteiner, 34, secured a free move from Juventus earlier in the month.

The defender will bring experience to the Gunners team but there remaining worries about defender Shkodran Mustafi’s inconsistency as well as Spaniard Hector Bellerin’s decline over the past years or so.

Arsenal have also been heavily linked with a move for Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Sokratis Papastathopoulos and talented Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu this summer window.

The Gunners conceded 51 goals in 38 matches in the English Premier League last term to miss out on UEFA Champions League action for the second season back to back.

Defensive reinforcement required at Arsenal
Ex-Arsenal forward Campbell warned Unai Emery that the club needs to be further strengthened at the back rather than just adding fresh players to their team.

He told Sky Sports, Arsenal are going to sign new players this summer transfer window but feels it’s the backline that requires reinforcement.

The Gunners finished in the sixth spot on the log last term to miss out on UEFA Champions League duty for the second season successively.

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