It’s week five of the Arsenal weekly transfer round-up and there still hasn’t been a lot of activity at the North London club. Arsenal is yet to sign anyone and the club hasn’t confirmed any major departures either. But, the club did confirm the players that will leave once their contracts expire. Here is your round-up of the week’s transfer headlines:
With the summer transfer window officially closed for Premier League clubs, it’s finally time for Unai Emery and the squad to prepare for the gruelling season ahead. Under the club’s new set-up, Arsenal moved significantly faster when it came to strengthening the squad but were unable to pull off many “big” signings due to a low budget as well as issues regarding the wage bill. The following gives my thoughts on every major signing and departure that occurred for the Gunners during the transfer window.