Arsenal ready to listen offer for midfield pair this summer

By | June 30, 2020

Arsenal are prepared to cash in on their midfield duo Lucas Torreira and Granit Xhaka during the summer transfer window, according to the reports.

The midfield pair are regulars in Mikel Arteta’s side, however, have been rumoured with moves away from the Emirates Stadium ahead of the 2020/21 season.

Uruguay international midfielder has not played as much as he would like while Xhaka has endured a turbulent campaign and a bust-up with the fans.

Swiss midfielder had the captaincy stripped from him and could make a move to clubs in the winter transfer window, however, was eventually welcomed back into the side.

The Athletic’s David Ornstein reports that the Gunners are open to selling the midfielders, however, the North London club are not confident there will be any suitable offers.

Teams are struggling to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the financial woes are believed to have a huge impact in the summer transfer window.

Torreira has been repeatedly rumoured with a return to the Italian top-tier and the 24-year-old midfielder has admitted he would love to play in Serie A once again.

Xhaka was eyeing a move back to the Germany top-tier.

The 27-year-old midfielder was taken off on a stretcher after appearing to twist his ankle and was replaced by Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos.

Torreira was not playing as he progressed to recover from injury, as the Gunners missed the chance to make up ground in their bid to claim a Champions League spot.

The Norht London club are away from home again on Saturday when they take on relegation battlers Brighton.