We are a four weeks away from the end of the current campaign, and with our title challenge having faded, it is time to start thinking about how we can improve for next season.
Reports are claiming we are set to launch an offer for Riyad Mahrez, who is the favourite to win the PFA Player of the Year Award for this term, ‘in the coming weeks’. It would be naive to think that we will be alone in trying to tempt the Algerian winger into switching clubs this summer, but a move does appear to be on the cards.
Arsenal, as well as Barcelona, are said to have joined Man United in the race to sign Mats Hummels from Borussia Dortmund this summer, with the defender entering the final 12 months of his contract. His name was thrown all over the place last summer but no such move prevailed, and if no contract is agreed, he could also be likely to move on.
One signing who sounds right up Arsene Wenger’s street is 24 year-old Eduardo Sasha. The versatile forward is valued at around £2 Million, and has been impressing in Brazil for Internacional this season. Sasha has notched up five goals in his 12 outings this term, and is believed to have caught the eye of a number of fellow PL clubs.
Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla is the last name I will be bringing to you today, with the 17 year-old being tipped for a bright future. The winger impressed when helping Canada’s Under-20 to beat England’s equivalent side last month, with a number of scouts watching including those of Chelsea and City. He currently trains alongside Montreal’s Didier Drogba, which may go against us if the Blues put up a strong bid to sign him however.
Do you think we could strike deals for Hummels or Mahrez? How big would it be to land both this summer?