Names of about three players Arsenal could sign in this January transfer window has emerged.
Manager Mikel Arteta has removed the majority of the deadwood, such as Mesut Ozil, Shkodran Mustafi and most recently Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from the squad.
Also, at least five senior team players could be on their way out of Emirates Stadium this January.
Arsenal’s youngsters have impressed so far this season with the Gunners currently fourth in the Premier League after a 5-0 win over Norwich on Sunday.
The January transfer window offers the chance to rebalance the squad and address any glaring issues.
The striking department at Arsenal could look completely different at the end of the January transfer window.
Metro reports that Dusan Vlahovic of Fiorentina is among the three players Arsenal could buy to replace the departing Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, and Eddie Nketiah.
Vlahovic 21, has scored 16 goals in just 19 appearances in Italy’s top flight this season and the Gunners are willing to submit a new offer of €80m (£68m) to secure the striker’s services.
Others are a 25-year-old midfielder, Denis Zakaria, who has entered the last year of his contract at Borussia Monchengladbach and is yet to sign a new deal.
And 21-year-old Juventus’ versatile winger, Dejan Kulusevski who could provide the answer to Arsenal problem upfront with his ability to play as a right or left winger, at No.10, or even at centre-forward if required.