Arsene Wenger Currently Planning Sneaky Deal For Man Utd Unwanted Star

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According to reports from the Express, Arsenal target Chris Smalling is set to hold talks with Jose Mourinho.

The England international wants assurances over his place in the United starting XI net season.

Arsenal have been linked with a move for the 27-year-old experienced defender this summer after been put on red alert he wants out due to the signing of Victor Lindelof from Benfica in a £31m deal.

According to the Daily Mail, Smalling is concerned about his position in the squad should they bring in another centre-back.

The United boss was openly critical of Smalling on several occasions last season, questioning his mental toughness and desire to return from injury.

Arsenal, West Brom and West Ham have signified interest but it is believed Smalling will only join another Champions League club.

The Gunners finished fifth last season which will see the Gunners miss out in next season’s Champions League action.

No doubt Chris Smalling will be a wonderful addition to our team and could be a perfect replacement for Per Mertesacker.

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