With a tough season opener against Liverpool fast approaching, the Arsenal fans drowning their sorrows in the Transfer Tavern are far more concerned than usual.
After watching their club’s relative dormancy in the market, coupled with a number of injuries to key players, it’s safe to say the Gunners aren’t best pleased.
However, reports emanating out of France today have come as welcome news.
According to SFR Sport, the North London giants have made a shock enquiry for Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu after ailments to both Per Mertesacker and Gabriel rocked their backline.
The 32-year old has previously been linked with a move to Liverpool after finding playing time limited with the Blaugrana.
However, Arsene Wenger is said to retain an interest in the French international as he bids to bolster his defensive ranks at the club and is ready to battle Besiktas in order to get his man.
Arsenal fans, has this been the worst summer of transfer inactivity yet?! Let us know below….
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