Arsenal manager Unai Emery is planning to sell five senior players this summer in order to raise funds for new signings, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan one of those facing an uncertain future at The Emirates Stadium, as reported by the Mirror.
The Gunners have been linked with a number of big-money transfer targets, such as Christopher Nkunku, Nico Barella and Nicolas Pepe, but funds are tight in North London. According to the Sun, Emery will be handed a budget of just £40 million.
So the former Sevilla, Valencia and PSG boss is hoping to raise funds by cashing in on a number of players who have not quite lived up to his expectations.
Mkhitaryan, who has underwhelmed since he arrived from Manchester United in January 2018 as part of a swap deal with Alexis Sanchez, could be offloaded alongside the out-of-favour Mesut Ozil. The midfield duo earn a combined £530,000 a week.
The Mirror adds that Mo Elneny, Calum Chambers and Shkodran Mustafi could also be shown the exit.
Egyptian international Elneny has made just two Premier League starts all season while Chambers is on loan at Fulham.
Mustafi, who joined from Valencia three years ago for £35 million (BBC), has never looked like a safe option at the back, with the defender making a catalogue of high-profile errors in Arsenal colours.
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