Our Arsenal fans here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping that the board can beat their London rivals Chelsea in replacing the ageing Petr Cech this summer, to kick-start an overhaul of the team.
Cech, this season has started to look like Old Father Time is catching up with him, after years of outstanding service to the Premier League with Chelsea and Arsenal. The Gunners are in much need of an overhaul of the team, and the goalkeeper is the area our regulars want Wenger to start with. Having been recently linked with highly-rated RB Leipzig keeper Peter Gulacsi, our resident Gooners are dreaming about his potential arrival, though Chelsea are reportedly keen too.
Arsenal are in dire straits at the moment, out of all domestic competitions and not one member of the team is exactly covering themselves in glory. Many of the punters had been calling for David Ospina to replace Cech in recent weeks but after his performance in the Carabao Cup Final, the need for a top quality goalkeeper has become more apparent.
Our landlord feels that the Gunners need to be aggressive in their action towards bringing Gulacsi to the club, and here are his TWO reasons why they simply must beat Chelsea to the punch…