Arsenal chasing midfielders in January? by Frank
I think that most Arsenal fans would still say that another forward player should be the priority for Arsene Wenger when the winter transfer window comes around in January, even though Alexis Sanchez, Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott have been going along nicely and we have Danny Welbeck on the way back from injury.
Maybe the boss will agree but we will have to wait and see and I would not hold my breath if I were you. Another commonly held belief among Arsenal fans is that our central midfield could do with strengthening, as Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini are not at the top level and we rely too much on Francis Coquelin. Not to mention that we usually have a mountain of midfielders in the treatment room!
There are more signs that Wenger is on board with this one and The Mirror is reporting that Arsenal are targeting two possible players to come in.
They are the 23-year old Brazilian Jorginho of the Serie A club Napoli and the Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka who is currently playing in the German Bundesliga for Borussia Monchengladbach. The report goes on to reveal that Wenger has had his Arsenal scouts at games involving both of these young and promising players as the Frenchman weighs up his options.
Will this transfer window be a bit more action-packed for Arsenal fans? And do Arsenal even need more midfielders?
Frank from TheArsenalBlog.com