With numerous first-team stars out of contract in the summer, the Gunners will need to sell players before making new acquisitions.
Mikel Arteta was backed by American billionaire Stan Kroenke during the summer transfer window, when the club spent over £150 million on new players, the highest of any side in Europe.
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Several players’ contracts will expire at the end of the season, with several of them able to negotiate a pre-contract arrangement ahead of a summer transfer.
The 25-year-old midfielder from Switzerland has notified Borussia Monchengladbach that he will leave at the conclusion of the season.
Zakaria, a player familiar to Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka, has appeared 118 times in the Bundesliga this season, scoring twice in nine league games.
Both Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Mohamed Elneny are expected to depart Arsenal, emphasizing the importance of a center midfield signing.
Belotti is now injured, but his goal-scoring record with Torino demonstrates why he will be pursued by Europe’s elite clubs next month.
Since joining the Serie A club in 2015, the Italian striker has 107 goals in 235 appearances across all competitions.
Arsenal’s approach has shifted to acquiring younger players with resale potential, despite the fact that the attacker is nearing the end of his career at 28 years old.
With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, and Eddie Nketiah all expected to depart in January, a veteran striker would be welcomed at Emirates Stadium.
According to recent rumours from Italy, AC Milan are interested in signing Nicolas Pepe, which might pave the way for a trade for the highly regarded Kessie.
The 24-year-old has appeared in 182 Serie A games, scoring 37 goals, and has been on Arsenal’s radar for several years.
With Manchester United and Tottenham both interested in the Ivory Coast international, he might be a potential midfield partner for Thomas Partey.