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EPL: What will happen at Arsenal after Willian capture

Timothy Aiyeku

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The North London outfit, Arsenal have been able to make their first summer transfer announcement with the capture of Brazilian international winger, Willian from the West London outfit, Chelsea on Friday.

While Chelsea fans have been throwing jabs at the Gunners fans for signing a 32-year-old player, the Arsenal family are definitely happy to have captured Willian for free and offered him £220,000 a week for three years.

Before now, this summer transfer window had shown a glimpse that it would be a busy one for Arsenal as they seek a new project with manager Mikel Arteta to rebuild the team.

The Question to ask is what is the next thing to expect after Willian’s capture? Arsenal technical director Edu in reaction to the announcement it is just the beginning of a period that Arsenal will start a rebalance of the squad as they want to evolve.

This, therefore, hints that the Gunners might have new announcements before the end of the summer transfer window.

Apparently, there is no deal close to being sealed at the moment as a deal for the top target, Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid is yet to have any breakthrough with the asking price as a major challenge.

It is understood that the North London outfit are still in the market for a defender and another midfielder while a number of familiar names are expected to leave the club.

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