Arsenal are set to complete the signing of surprise target Mohammed Elneny this week for a reported 7 million pounds from Basel, but the Egyptian is said to likely be the only signing Arsenal would be making in January.
The Gunners have been linked to a host of players ahead of the winter transfer windows with central midfielders making up most of the list, but it seems Arsenal are settling for the least expected target with the 23-year-old not as highly rated as Ruben Neves, Sergi Samper, Granit Xhaka and a host of others who are on Arsenal’s list.
Arsenal are still interested in Granit Xhaka but are said to be looking at a summer move for him, with BorrusiaMonchenglabach not looking to sell him in January.
Arsenal believes his present squad can win him the title, and as such is satisfied with Elneny who he views as having potentials that can be developed.
It has to be said though that Elneny represents one of Wenger’s numerous gambles, but then if Wenger got it right with Paulista this year among a host of others in the past, he will most likely be right again this time.
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