EPL: The four players to leave Arsenal with Gabriel’s arrival


The English Premier League outfit, Arsenal have been tipped to win the race for French Ligue 1 outfit, Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes this summer window.

We are yet to see the end of the speculations surrounding the destination of Gabriel Magalhaes as he has been linked with so many clubs, including Man United, Napoli, and now PSG.

The French Ligue 1 outfit are reported to have agreed on a fee with Napoli and the Gunners but want the player to make his decision and that is what is being awaited for the last few days.

However, the Gunners have been tipped in a report by The Times to win the race and that means they will have to part ways with four defenders to be able to create space as well as reduce the wage burden on the club.

Calum Chambers and Rob Holdings have been named as the two players that could be placed in the market as they will be surplus to requirement with the coming of Gabriel Magalhaes.

Also, Sokratis Papa has been told to find a new club and he is reportedly close to leaving with Italian Serie A club, Napoli keen to land him this summer window for a fee of £20 million.


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