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EPL: Latest Mikel Arteta’s summer plan revealed

Timothy Aiyeku

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Mikel Arteta

Arsenal are still enjoying their FA Cup title win but for manager Mikel Arteta, the summer window is the focus as he plans to do a number of deals to be able to make the team stronger ahead of the coming season.

Following the FA Cup win, there is a reported £30 million windfall that would be part of the summer transfer funds and Mikel Arteta is hoping to make good use of it.

The latest report now reveals that the Spanish manager wants to sign five new players this summer transfer window.

Mail is still reporting that Mikel Arteta is still interested in the signature of Atletico Madrid midfielder, Thomas Partey as he plans a new look for his midfield and that includes having Dani Ceballos for another loan spell or permanent deal.

The Gunners boss also wants to sign Brazilian international Willian from Chelsea and hoping that an agreement is not reached between the player and the Blues team.

A new centre-back is also highly needed and a priority while a deal for Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho is also in place.

Finally, keeping Gabon international forward, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the Emirates Stadium will be a major achievement for manager Mikel Arteta ahead of the coming season as he hopes to build the team around him.

Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.