Santi Cazorla’s Replacement- Arsenal Closing On First Summer Deal

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Report claims Arsenal have been handed a massive blow in signing a replacement for Santi Cazorla this summer with Mundo Deportivo revealing Bayern Munich are closing in on agreeing terms with Max Meyer.

Mundo Deportivo, reveals Bundesliga champions are looking to sign Schalke midfielder Max Meyer on a free transfer this summer. The 22-year-old was lined up by Arsenal to solve their midfield problems, but it appears his future may remain in Germany.

He’s made 20 Bundesliga appearances this season, averaging a tackle or interception every 15 minutes, while boasting a 90% pass completion ratio. It’s not hard to see why Arsenal want him.

The big question remains does Arsenal need Meyer?

Arsenal have Granit Xhaka, Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey and Mohamed Elneny as their first-team options in the engine room, having sold Francis Coquelin to Valencia in January, and it seems there’s flaws with all four players.

Xhaka struggles with discipline and his defensive duties, and takes too many risks in possession. Wilshere is a fantastic playmaker but can never be trusted over a full season due to his injury troubles.

 

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