Shkodran Mustafi admits that he, along with his Arsenal teammates, feels helpless with over the ongoing transfer saga of Alexis Sanchez. The Chilean superstar is linked with a move away from Arsenal this summer, as the Gunners fell out of the Premier League’s top-four and the 28-year-old’s contract is set to expire next summer. Perhaps most importantly, Sanchez hasn’t so much as publicly stated a desire to remain at the club, which, from the outside, appears to have left his future in even greater doubt.
Arsene Wenger needs a striker if Arsenal is finally going to get serious about reclaiming a Premier League title it hasn’t seen for 13 years. The identity of that man is a more difficult question to answer. Adding goals to the team means spending money, something Wenger has become only slightly less resistant to over the past few summers. It also means selling Arsenal as a destination for trophies to some of the world’s elite forwards. That might be the toughest part. Here, Newsweek rounds up Arsenal’s most likely signings up front this summer. Alexandre Lacazette The Lyon striker is deadly with both feet, in and around the penalty area. Lacazette has shown his class repeatedly in Ligue 1 and
With the start of preseason getting closer, teams are hoping to do their business in time to get new players a full bill of health and fitness before the new season. With that in mind, the transfer action truly begins to heat up with clubs under the crunch of time. With Manchester City heading to the United States for a preseason tour of America, they’re looking to do deals before the trip begins to have everyone on board. Kyle Walker has been heavily linked with City, and it looks like Daniel Levy’s steadfasness will pay off yet again for the London side. According to a report in the Daily Mail, Tottenham will wriggle nearly $62 million from City for Walker’s services. Levy knows that Pep Guardiola