Unai Emery has done a great job at Arsenal since he took the job in the summer and whilst his attacking philosophies have been implemented with great success, the defence still needs work. That’s where Milan Skriniar comes in, who the Gunners would happily crowdfund a move for if they could as they’re desperate to get a Virgil van Dijk-esque signing to solve their issues at the back.
Would blow our entire summer transfer budget to sign Koulibaly or Skriniar. Would definitely be worth it.
— LTArsenal (@ltarsenal) 6 November 2018
Skriniar started last season as an unknown for many. The Slovakian centre-back has enjoyed a meteoric rise since he broke into the Inter Milan first-team setup last season and now he’s being looked at as one of the best young defenders in Europe, and with a Transfermarkt valuation of a staggering £45 million at the age of just 23, Inter won’t accept anything other than a huge bid if Emery did decide to make an offer for the defender.
The Slovakian defender swapped Sampdoria for Inter Milan in summer 2017 and what followed was an immediate success for the club. After a six-year absence from the competition, Inter qualified for the Champions League this season and it’s no coincidence that Skriniar helped them to that. Now, it could be time for the 23-year-old to look to the Premier League and reinstate Arsenal as a Champions League outfit as the club continue to struggle at the back.
You can read The Gunners’ calls for Skriniar here:
Watching the inter game and skriniar is playing so sick and apparently he’s been playing well last season and this season
— Rory Watkins (@roryhasbants) November 6, 2018
Yessss skriniar is absoulte bossing is against barca guys a tankkk
— ¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥¥ (@VeerKantelia1) November 6, 2018
If we signed Škriniar I'd be eternaly happy since he's from my country and if he'd play for my best club… dreams would come true
— mata (@martinaszaraz) November 6, 2018
Skrinair not koulibaly.
— OluOt (@olumide_ot) November 6, 2018
Mate I love skriniar i would love him at arsenal
— Tremendous_Torreira (@Arsenal4life122) November 6, 2018
Skriniar is young as well, I’d definitely get him. Incredible long term purchase!
Skriniar would be better younger and he looks like hes only getting better
— kawal singh (@ksv345) November 6, 2018
— saiful (@saifulhustle10) November 6, 2018
The Gunners would do anything to secure Skriniar’s signature and will hope the Slovakian can help fire them back to the Champions league if he does somehow join The Emirates.