Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has hinted to the board that he expects more signings before the transfer window closes Monday.
The Gunners have been already busy this summer, bringing in an ex Chelsea Winger Willian, center back Gabriel and goalkeeper Ronard Alex Ronarson.
But they are known to be keen to continue strengthening, and have bonded closely with attacking midfielder Lyon Hossam Al Aouar.
Speaking before his side’s Premier League clash against Sheffield United on Sunday, Arteta seemed to indicate there might be more movement before the window closes.
“I think it is a defining moment because the end [of the window] It defines the people, the players, the balance and the quality that you will likely have for the rest of the season, ”Arteta said.
So we need to make some decisions in the next three days. I think everything is too late. We’re not alone but maybe every team too because of the context we’re in at the moment.
“But we’ll try to make the best decisions possible and in the end whatever we have, we’re going for him totally convinced and ready to have a good season.”
Arsenal made a strong start to the season, winning two of their three Premier League matches, and qualified for the Carabao Cup quarter-finals.
Arteta is widely praised for the way he turned things around at the club after the dismal period of his predecessor Unai Emery, but several people have indicated his need for a midfielder to play ball.
Al-Awar appears to fit the law perfectly, but it is not yet clear if Arsenal Lyon will be able to reach an agreement, with the French side not yet ready to negotiate less than the asking price of 55 million pounds.
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