Arsenal fans are well aware of the task that Unai Emery has ahead of him. The current squad at The Emirates has got more deadwood than quality and as he continues to work his way through Arsene Wenger’s mess it’s becoming clear just how big the task is. One Wenger signing whose reached his use-by date is Nacho Monreal, who needs an exit.
#AFC have offered Nacho Monreal a new contract in the past few hours in an attempt to keep him for next season and avoid losing him for free. Barca and Marseille were keen on the player [via @AlfredoPedulla]https://t.co/bJObzVgJAv
— Arsènic (@MrArsenicTM) 30 April 2019
The Gunners know that there are probably more players they need to get rid of than those that are good enough to stay. Not all of that is down to players being below par, with some on obscene contracts and others ageing, but the facts remain the same. One of those is Nacho Monreal and rumours from Alfredo Pedulla that the Spaniard has been offered a new deal have not gone down well with the fans.
Arsenal fans all know that investment into their backline is imperative if they want to stand any chance of finishing in the top four next season, and left-back is one of the biggest problem areas they have. Sead Kolasinac can fill in as their second choice on the left of their defence, but it’s hard to justify Monreal’s stay as Emery needs to be targetting a new man to fill the role of the Gunners’ starting left-back.
You can read the Arsenal fans’ calls against a new Monreal deal here:
WTF WHY WOULD WE DO THAT
— MoeyJr (@WeMoveAFC) April 30, 2019
That’s all hope of a new left back down the drain
— Matthew Cleere (@KingCleere) 30 April 2019
Let Monreal leave for free
Arsenal need to sign new left back Kolasanic is a wing back
Monreal is a aged defender not good enough
— AKASH VIJAY (@akashvellalloor) April 30, 2019
Let him go he’s finished, another problem area of our team.
— Gooner Dave (@GoonerDave72) 30 April 2019
Nacho is done as a LB…doesn’t have the legs anymore. We need to stop hanging on to players that are no longer up to the standard.
— Europa or bust (@DesiGoonerMD) 30 April 2019
let him leave ffs
— (@DRIPSFC) 30 April 2019
No idea why we would want to keep him.
— HighgaterN6 (@ArsenalVista) April 30, 2019
The Gunners are all desperate to see Monreal binned as soon as possible and don’t believe that he’s the man for them going forward under Emery.
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