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Italian football expert makes bold Arthur claim Arsenal fans will love as links intensify

Italian football expert makes bold Arthur claim Arsenal fans will love as links intensify

Arsenal in midfield crisis

Arsenal are in a crisis in midfield.

Granit Xhaka has spent the last week isolating after a positive COVID-19 result, while Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny are both away at the Africa Cup of Nations.

This left just summer signing Sambi Lokonga as a senior option against Nottingham Forest at the weekend, while Arteta was forced into handing youngster Charlie Patino his full debut for the club (though he may well have done anyway).

As a result, speculation has intensified, specifically around Juventus midfielder Arthur.

According to recent reports, Arsenal, Juventus, and Arthur are all open to a transfer.

And while it may not mark the glamorous signing Arsenal fans were craving, they have been handed some positive reviews about their potential new addition.

“Another Cancelo”

Taking to social media, European football expert Carlo Garganese, who covers Serie A football for a range of outlets, has made a claim that Arsenal fans will love about their potential loanee.

Writing on his own Twitter, he revealed:

“Juventus will regret losing Arthur. There’s a top player in there, all he needs is a modern coach who plays football & asks his centre mids to dominate the ball with short passes”

Better yet, he warned that Juventus could be about to make another massive mistake, adding: “Wouldn’t surprise me if he’s another Cancelo”

Arsenal fans, does this make you keener on the loan move for Arthur than you were initially?

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City 22 41 56
2 Liverpool FC 21 37 45
3 Chelsea FC 23 28 44
4 West Ham United 22 11 37
5 Tottenham Hotspur 19 4 36
6 Arsenal FC 20 8 35
7 Manchester United 21 5 35
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 20 2 31
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 21 0 29
10 Leicester City 19 -3 25
11 Crystal Palace 21 -1 24
12 Southampton FC 21 -8 24
13 Aston Villa 20 -5 23
14 Brentford FC 22 -11 23
15 Leeds United 20 -15 22
16 Everton FC 19 -10 19
17 Norwich City 22 -32 16
18 Watford FC 20 -17 14
19 Newcastle United 20 -23 12
20 Burnley FC 17 -11 11

Premier League 21/22

Topscorers
Disciplinary
Assists
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 16
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 10
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 8
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 8
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 8
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 8
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 8
Raphinha Leeds United 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 8
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 7
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 7
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 7
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 7
Silva, Bernardo Manchester City 7
Bowen, Jarrod West Ham United 6
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City 6
Saka, Bukayo Arsenal FC 6
Maddison, James Leicester City 6