The Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern were surprised when they heard that, according to the Times, Per Mertesacker could be set to leave the club on loan…
The Times are reporting that Wenger is willing to let Mertesacker leave on loan this month in a bid to earn a new contract, despite the fact that the Gunners themselves are not blessed with much defensive depth.
It is a disappointing fall from grace for the Arsenal captain, who has struggled to feature since returning from injury – but could the German not be the only player to leave the club this month?
There are a number of players within the Gunners’ first team squad that look unlikely to feature much this season, and with Arsene Wenger likely to consider bringing in a few players this month – he will need to make room in his squad.
With that said, these 2 players could follow Mertesacker out of Arsenal this month…
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