The Times has revealed the transfer plan of the Emirates Stadium team this January.
Arsenal’s form has dropped significantly in the last days of the year and they will need to come back strongly if they want to continue their ambition of competing for the title.
Besides tactical adjustments, personnel changes are also what the Gunners need to regain top performances. They are expected to recruit a number of more stars in the January transfer window while pushing away names that are not in the plan.
Sources from The Times said that Arsenal plans to sell Thomas Partey, a player who has suffered a thigh injury and has been absent from most matches this season.
Instead, they will look for a suitable holding midfielder to push Declan Rice to play in the No. 8 position. In addition, Arsenal also plans to recruit a right-sided striker to share the fire with Bukayo Saka, in the context of British players had to work continuously, leading to overload.
Recently, there have been speculations about the possibility that the Gunners will promote negotiations to buy PSV striker Johan Bakayoko or a versatile player like Pedro Neto from Wolves.