Former Arsenal star Ian Wright feels Arsene Wenger had signed up Granit Xhaka in a bid to please the fans at the Emirates. The Frenchman was initially reluctant to spend on the Swiss international.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly cooled his interest in Atletico Madrid ace Antoine Griezmann after the Spanish club failed to have their transfer ban overruled at the Court of Arbitration of Sport.
Arsenal are set to offer stiff competition to Liverpool in the race to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Mario Gotze. The Gunners have shifted their focus to the World Cup winner after it emerged that Borussia Dortmund would keep hold of Henrikh Mkhitaryan for the summer.
Arsenal have been spoilt for choice in the centre-back position in recent times. The summer signing from Germany, Shkodran Mustafi has slotted in well at the back alongside Laurent Koscielny while Gabriel Paulista and Rob Holding are still improving with each passing game.