Arsenal may not do much business today, but they could land some big money deals this summer.
Kim Kallstrom looks set to be the only addition to the Arsenal squad today as Arsene Wenger signs midfield cover while avoiding the chance to sign another centre forward.
There is a definite air of gloom from Arsenal fans talking on social media site Twitter but the club remains in great shape in the Premier League and Champions League, with a whopping Puma deal announced earlier this week.
Don’t buy into the myth that Wenger has forgotten how to spend again. He’s made it clear he doesn’t like the winter transfer window but the Gunners could definitely pull off some big deals this summer, which would put them in an even stronger position for next season.
Here are five players who Arsenal stand a good chance of signing in the summer transfer window than by 11pm this evening.
Julian Draxler (FC Schalke)
Arsenal’s interest in the £37 million rated German has been made clear.
There could be more sides trying to get him after the World Cup but Arsenal definitely stand a great chance of pulling the deal off, which they have just failed to complete.
Alvaro Morata (Real Madrid)
Arsenal could be in a better position to land the Real Madrid youngster than they have been this month or last summer.
Morata has been publicly loyal to Carlo Ancelotti and Florentino Perez but what will he make of his future in August if he’s still playing second fiddle to Karim Benzema?
Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid)
Anyone who follows Spanish football closely will know that Di Maria is heavily criticised in Spain by pro-Madridista news sources.
He’s important to Carlo Ancelotti as the manager has said but is he really happy? He could jump at the chance to join a new side and have a new challenge after the World Cup.
Radamel Falcao (AS Monaco)
Falcao isn’t going anywhere because of his current knee injury, which has ruled him out for the rest of the season.
It also makes him unlikely to play at the World Cup, which means Arsenal could go in and do a deal for a high profile, well rested and very ambitious centre forward who can grab them a Luis Suarez volume of goals next year.
Mario Mandzukic (Bayern Munich)
Robert Lewandowski agreeing to join Bayern Munich at the end of this season means that Mandzukic could be moved on if he doesn’t leave the German and European champions today.
His contract runs until 2016 and he’s only 27-years-old but Arsenal could afford to pay a fee which leaves Bayern with no choice but to accept the offer.
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