The need for a defensive midfielder in the rank of Arsenal is apparent and cannot be overly emphasised and club legend Thierry has stated the qualities Wenger should be looking for in his quest to sign a defensive midfielder.
Granit Xhaka has surfaced as a target for Arsenal and they will attempt to complete a deal for him in January, per reports.
The 23-year-old Switzerland international won the heart of Wenger with his impressive cameos for Bundesliga outfit Borrussia Monchengladbach. He has feature 11 times in the League this term, scoring three despite playing as a deep lying play maker.
Learning of Arsenal’s interest in him, Granit Xhaka claimed he will is his tied to Monchengladbach until 2019 but in the transfer market, possibilities abounds when the money is right.
“I am under contract until 2019 here and I am really enjoying life at the club,” he said. “This is all that matters to me, for the rest I have got my advisor and my father!” Xhaka said.
Arsenal failed to sign an outfield player in the summer and they have been heavily inflicted in the middle of the pack by injury. The need for a midfielder in Arsenal is compulsory if they must push for the title.
The Gunners have been linked to array of midfielders and Xhaka seems the perfect fit for their ideology.
Meanwhile, Arsenal won Manchester City in the League last night. The win over City has increased their chances of winning the League this term.