Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 24 April 2014

Arsenal: potential summer transfer targets

Robert Green
Arsenal have been in need of a goalkeeper ever since Jens Lehmann left in 2007. Not even bringing the German back in January could fix the problem. Penny-pincher Wenger may find some value in Robert Green. The West Ham stopper is a free agent after running down his contract at Upton Park. But if he is willing to spend on a keeper he could do worse than Maarten Stekelenburg of Ajax. The Dutch stopper is stalling on a new contract but has intimated a desire to join Manchester United. Alternatively or in addition to a new keeper, Jens Lehmann may stay on.

Arsenal extended their ongoing hunt for a trophy to another year after an all too familiar collapse at the latter stages of last season.

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Arsene Wenger's reliance on youth has come under scrutiny like never before, with some fans even calling for the Frenchman to go. The Arsenal manager has shown signs that a change of tact may be needed which could signal some significant summer signings. The board have also signalled a likelihood of new arrivals, meaning a rare busy summer could be on the cards at the Emirates.

Here, we take a look at the players that have been cropping up on the rumour mill both in the press and online, linked with a move to Arsenal.

Source: Independent

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