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Arsenal need ‘another level’ of player in January transfer window after strong start in Premier League, says Mikel Arteta

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Arsenal have changed their transfer plans (Picture: Getty)
Arsenal have modified their transfer plans (Picture: Getty)

Mikel Arteta has altered Arsenal’s transfer plans after their sensational start to the season, with the Spaniard now insistent that the Gunners need gamers on ‘another level’.

The membership are prime of the Premier League desk after 12 matches, with the Gunners successful ten, drawing one and shedding one in that point.

Arsenal signed the likes of Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko final summer time, with the membership spending round £120m in the method.

However, Arteta was eager on signing a defensive midfielder and the Gunners failed with a deadline day transfer for Aston Villa ace Douglas Luiz.

There was additionally vital curiosity in Shakhtar Donetsk winger Mykhaylo Mudryk, with the Ukrainians rejecting a £30m bid from Arsenal for the 21-year-old.

Luiz has since signed a brand new deal at Villa, whereas Shakhtar reportedly worth Mudryk at round £95m.

Arteta wants a midfielder and forward in January (Photo by James Gill – Danehouse/Getty Images)
Arteta needs a midfielder and ahead in January (Photo by James Gill – Danehouse/Getty Images)

But in any case, Arteta believes that Arsenal’s strong start to the season should see the membership push their ambitions in the transfer market by signing gamers on a distinct degree to what they beforehand focused.

‘With the position we are in right now… it demands another level of player,’ mentioned Arteta.

‘The planning of that interval is extraordinarily tough. First of all as a result of we all know the January window, how particular it’s, the alternatives that you’ve, the brief window that you’ve. Once you get the player they’re right away competing, so there’s not an adaption course of.

‘And obviously with the position that we are in right now as well, it demands as well another level of player – and that player has to be available. We will look at everything and let’s see what we are able to do.’


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