Manchester United and Arsenal are still short a defender as the January window comes to a close…
Arsenal and Manchester United are still both arguably short of a defender and with time running out in the January transfer window they will have to make any potential moves in the near future.
With Arsenal still seeking a replacement for Thomas Vermaelen, who joined Barcelona last summer – and with United yet to replace the trio of Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic and Patrice Evra, who all left Old Trafford in 2014 – there is plenty of need for a new star at both clubs.
Here are the five best candidates:
5) Aymeric Laporte (Athletic Bilbao)