But it’s only going to get worse as according to the Daily Mirror, Arsenal will make a move for Saints teenager Calum Chambers after scouting him twice for England Under-19s.
The 19-year-old has emerged as a leading candidate for the Gunners after Bacary Sagna opted to join Manchester City on a Bosman.
He signed a new four-year contract last summer but any fee touted will be nowhere near as large as that of Luke Shaw who is estimated at £27 million.
Arsenal are in line for a tidy windfall if Chelsea’s move for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas goes through with a £1.5 million sell-on payment arriving from the Catalan club.
And Wenger sees Chambers as the perfect competition for fellow England youngster Carl Jenkinson.
Arsenal fans. Calum Chambers looks to have a big future but do you need someone with a little more experience to replace Bacary Sagna? Let us know your thoughts below.
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