Who can come in to shore up the Gunners’ powderpuff midfield?
For Arsenal fans, the shaky midfield performances of captain Mikel Arteta and stand in Mathieu Flamini have reinforced one thing – Arsene Wenger needs to bring in a solid holding midfielder if his side are to make progress and begin living up to expectations.
Here are five options that Wenger seems to be considering ahead of the January window:
Morgan Schneiderlin (Southampton)
The stunning form of Southampton under Ronald Koeman this season have done Morgan Schneiderlin’s reputation no harm at all, with Arsenal potentially set to reignite their interest in a player who the Saints were desperate to hold on to in the summer.