Arsenal will use the summer to replenish their squad after a disappointing season. The Gunners did not secure a place in the UEFA Champions League with 5th place overall.
Meanwhile, Kevin Campbell has advised Gunners manager Mikel Arteta to bring in William Saliba from the start. Elsewhere, Paul Robinson backed Tottenham Hotspur to win the race for the Manchester City striker.
On that note, here’s a look at the key Arsenal transfer stories for May 24, 2022:
Kevin Campbell advises Mikel Arteta to include William Saliba
Former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell has urged Arteta to include William Saliba in his team next season. The French defender has been on loan at Marseille for the 2021-22 season. The Ligue 1 side are likely to try to extend his stay at the club.
Speaking to Football Insider, Campbell suggested that Saliba could look like a new signing for the Gunners.
“Saliba will return to the club as a new signing. He hasn’t kicked a ball in anger for the football club. I think he would be the perfect player to enter the team when (( Ben) White is injured.”
“He’s learned more with Marseille than sitting on the bench at Arsenal. Now is the time for him to come back. It’s all about timing. It’s time for him to come back and assert himself. his claim. Let’s see him in an Arsenal shirt. We can do it with him.”
Saliba, who arrived at the Gunners in 2019, has yet to make his club debut. He has signed with Mikel Arteta’s team until 2024.
Paul Robinson advises Tottenham Hotspur to beat Arsenal against Gabriel Jesus
Former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson believes Tottenham Hotspur will win the race for Gabriel Jesus. The Brazilian is wanted by Arsenal, who are looking to buy a new No 9 this summer.
Speaking to Football Insider, Robinson said that Jesus will power the Spurs in depth.
“Jesus will mean a lot to Spurs. He can play wide and central. Without Harry Kane the burden will have to be shared. He can’t play every game. A Jesus player would be. Robinson says:
“It would be a big signing for Spurs. That would be a statement. I’d love to see him in a Spurs shirt. If Arsenal and Spurs are competing for the same player right now, there’s only one. victory. When you consider the facilities”, the manager and the Champions League, they are polar opposites. “
Jesus’ contract with Man City will expire next summer.
Noel Whelan says Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah can leave Emirates
Former Leeds United striker Noel Whelan believes Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah could leave the Gunners this summer. The two players are in the final two months of their contracts but have yet to sign an extension.
Speaking to Football Insider, Whelan said the Gunners could be looking for an upgrade on two players.
“I believe there is change at Arsenal. If they were going to stay, they would have signed by now. I think the writing on the wall, personally. Arteta probably wants to bring in a fresh face and try and give them a speaking Whelan.
“It’s important that they keep the spine, Saka’s, Gabriel’s – but these two will be identified as somewhere in need of an upgrade.”
Nketiah has scored 10 goals in all competitions this season, while Lacazette has contributed only 6 goals.
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