Arsenal will sell these five players to fund transfer


English Premier League outfit Arsenal are hoping to offload some of their fringe players to fund their £90m double raid in the coming summer transfer window.

The North London outfit were very active in the last summer transfer window with a number of new faces, including spending about £77m in the signature of Gabriel Magalhaes and Thomas Partey and they seem not to be stopping at that.

However, in a bid to achieve some success in the coming transfer window, Edu is reported to have put four stars up for sale.

Daily Mirror, reports that Edu and Mikel Arteta already have an agreement to offload Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac, Sokratis, and Matteo Guendouzi.

Sead Kolasinac was linked with a move away from the North London outfit last summer with a couple of German Bundesliga outfits out to land his services but they all failed to agree on terms for the deal.

Meanwhile, Sokratis Papa was the first to be told that he is no longer needed at the club at the beginning of the season but he was unable to find a club for himself. Italian Serie A outfit Napoli were reportedly interested but the fact that they did not dispense Kalidou Koulibaly, they stepped down their interest.

Alexandre Lacazette will not be a surprise on the list knowing that he has not been scoring goals which has led to much pressure on talisman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Mikel Arteta wants another goal-scoring player in his team.

Matteo Guendouzi is currently on loan in Germany with Hertha Berlin but the Gunners are desperate to sell him while his value is still appreciated as he is no longer welcomed at the club.

Mesut Ozil is the last player Arsenal are hoping to cash in from his sale in the January transfer window but that is largely dependent on his decision to leave or see out his contract until next summer.

RB Salzburg’s Dominik Szoboszlai and Celtic’s Odsonne Edouard are the players that North London outfit want to invest in the coming summer window as long as they can cash in from the sale of these players.


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