10 Days To Go, What and Who Do Arsenal Need To Buy?
10 days to go in the transfer market and Arsene should hopefully have a long list of players that he should be putting in bids for and hopefully a few of them will come our way! Today we’ve heard that we’ve offered 20 million euros for Yann M’Vila and “reportedly” inquired about to taking Real Madrid midfielder Kaka on loan. While both are very unlikely to happen we do have a need for players in different positions and we’ll look at the current depth followed by some players that could add to our quality of depth!
Players potentially leaving: Nasri, Bendtner, Squillaci, Traore, Lansbury, Almunia (these players won’t be mentioned in our depth!)
Goalkeeper: Chesney, Lukas Fabianski, Vito Mannone, Martinez.
Who Arsene should buy: Nobody! Chesney has solidified the role of our number 1 and has a good back up in Fabianski, both are superb shot stoppers although Fab is susceptible to mistakes.
Defenders: Sagna, Jenkinson, Djourou, Vermaelen, Kos, Miguel, Gibbs.
Who Arsene should buy: There are 2-3 players that Arsene should buy but after watching Miguel play quite well against Liverpool I am convinced he can be our number 5. So a center back and one that would fit in well right away which leaves two choices for me. Gary Cahill is first with a good amount of Premier League experience, leadership abilities, and is a fantastic defender. Jan Vertonghen is second because he really goes into tackles hard, wins headers, will have Tommy V to help him adapt and won’t have to much trouble fitting in with Djourou and Kos! Lastly we need a left back and my first choice would be Aly Cissoko from Lyon! Tall, lanky, strong and quick the 23 year old left back would fit well with the Arsenal system and fit in well with the players who mostly speak French anyways! Another plus is his transfer fee would be around 8-10 million.
Midfield: Ramsey, Song, Frimpong, Rosicky, Wilshere, Diaby,
Who Arsene Should Buy: There are 2 players I would like to see come through the door. While many of you are thinking Eden Hazard, or Juan Mata I’m thinking more realistic to Wenger’s money spending habits in this post and they are two players that I think would fit in well with Arsenal. 1st is Moussa Sissoko of Toulouse. The French midfielder is tall, strong, powerful, a good dribbler and passer and can play as a defensive midfielder, holding, or attacking midfielder and could really slot in in the middle wherever we would need him, sort of like Diaby except he stays healthy! Second would be Jadson, which will be a pretty unpopular pick but I don’t care because the pocket rocket would be a fantastic signing! You think because he plays in Ukraine he can’t handle the EPL? He’s gone through playing some of the best teams in the world in the Europa League and Champions League and most of the time comes out on top! He has great dribbling skill and ball control, a ridiculous shot with power and accuracy and is known for being aggressive and a hard tackler even though he’s about as tall as Arshavin! Youtube doesn’t really do him justice either if you want to see how he really plays!
Forwards: Ryo Miyaichi, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gervinho, Robin Van Persie, Maraoune Chamakh, Joel Campbell, Theo Walcott, Andrey Arshavin
Who Arsene Should buy: 1 more striker as Chamakh will be leaving for the African Cup in January and RvP has injury history! Mauro Zarate has been talked about lately at the club and he’s a player that gets me excited to see walk through the door, he’s a fantastic dribbler with planty of pace at his disposal as well as a good finisher.
Now I know most of these won’t happen but taking a look at our real depth in the squad it’s frightening to see what will happen if we don’t buy any! You can disagree with the players I want all you want but the fact is we need players for taht position and we have a budget that Arsene will not cross!