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If Dembele is still available in January Arsenal should go for him

If Dembele is still available in January Arsenal should go for him

While Arsenal strengthened in multiple areas this summer, the one weakness the Gunners didn’t address is on the wing.

Arsenal brought in five new players across three areas this summer and all will improve the team massively.

However, as proven by their 2-0 loss to Man City on Sunday, the Gunners are seriously missing a rapid and direct winger to play on the righthand side.

While Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are both superb passers, neither have the express pace to really trouble a team.

On the counter both players can cause problems as they pick up space but when Arsenal get into the final third and are looking for someone to play in on the wing, both Ozil and Mkhitaryan are players who are looking to play the ball rather than making runs to break the lines.

A player the Gunners had been heavily linked with over the summer, was Ousmane Dembele and according to Marca via Sports Mole, the Frenchman’s future is uncertain and he could be available for £71 million.

The Breakdown

Although the 21-year-old scored the winning goal in the Spanish Super Cup, with the arrival of Malcolm, his place in the squad is now under threat.

Despite his erratic form at Barcelona, Dembele is still one of the best young talents in the world.

Arsenal need a top quality winger to give the side some pace going forward, if Dembele is available, a big bid might be wise.

While it remains to be seen whether Dembele will still be at Barcelona come January, if he is, Arsenal should do what they can to get him in January.

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