Gunners fans have not been in the best of spirits here in the Football Transfer Tavern in recent days as their injury troubles have hit crisis point with Gabriel Paulista the most recent name added to the list.
The Gunners defender picked up what could be a long term injury in their final pre-season game against Man City on Sunday.
The 24-year-old joins German Per Mertersacker on the sidelines which means Arsene Wenger’s need for a centre-half has become desperate.
According to reports from The Mirror, Wenger has set a deadline of Friday to bring in a new defender ahead of Sunday’s Premier League opener against Liverpool.
As per The Mirror’s report, Le Prof is looking to finalise a deal for either Shkodran Mustafi or Jonny Evans from Valencia and West Brom respectively.
Gunners fans, we want to hear from you! Will Wenger get a deal done before Friday? Would you rather Mustafi or Evans in your back four? Let us know below…
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