Will we get Lemar and will he be enough? by Konstantin Mitov
Hello again fine Arsenal people! So whats up on the transfer market? We are in for Lemar, but it seems like Monaco are unwilling to sell and I can kind of see where they are coming from. With Bakayoko going to Chelsea and Silva to City, Monaco are hardly willing to cash in on too many other players.
It’s reported that we are willing to give 100k a week to Lemar and offer like 45 million in return for him which is something I like. It’s behaving like a big club should. If you want somebody, you do whatever you can to get him. Will the french champions sell though?
Whether we land him or not, it’s uncertain what happens to the Ox, Walcott and Alexis. On one hand it’s fifty-fifty whether all 3 aforementioned players will remain at Arsenal and the other question is the formation. If we keep the 3-4-2-1 formation than you wonder where will Lemar fit? As a wing back is the most obvious choice, but we did buy Kolasinac and we have Bellerin on the other side.
If we revert to 4-5-1 then the wing is the obvious choice, but that raises the question of whether Alexis or the Ox will leave in order of Lemar to take his place. Ideally I think we should keep both Alexis and the Ox, get Lemar and sell Walcott. That being said, the future is uncertain for quite a few players and until they put pen to paper I’m just speculating.
What I’ve liked so far this window is that we’ve sold no real squad members and hopefully we’ll continue doing the incoming business first, before we let players leave. That being said, I don’t think an eventual signing of Lemar will be enough to close business as I feel another CM will be needed.
I will finish with the mention of Everton who are having a really good transfer window and it’s Moshiri the business partner of Usmanov pouring the money there so there might be another big player in the race for the top 4. We look better this transfer window than last one. Hopefully we’ll be prepared and get off to a flying start to the season as well!