Three players Arsenal should sign this summer — Ex Man City star

the Gunners will strengthen their squad ahead of next season.

Three players Arsenal should sign this summer — Ex Man City star

Izuchukwu Akawor 19:27 - 31.05.2023

Arsenal failed in their head-to-head battle with Manchester City for the Premier League title last season and a former Gunner has listed three players Mikel Arteta should add to his team.

Former Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna has named a list of three players that he wants to see his former club sign this summer.

Sagna made the comment after watching his former club fail in their bid to wrestle the Premier League title from another of his former club, Manchester City.

Arsenal led the Premier League table for over 248 days.

City came from behind to seal a third consecutive Premier League title following a remarkable end-of-the-season collapse from Arsenal.

Sagna names transfer target for Arsenal

Following the painful collapse which saw Mikel Arteta and his Gunners finish seven points behind City, the club is looking to strengthen this summer as they look to go again next season.

Bacary Sagna wants to see Arsenal sign a game changer.

Their former defender, Sagna, has now come out to offer some transfer insights with the Frenchman name-dropping three players his ex-club should sign.

According to a report from TalkSport, the former City man believes Arsenal need to go for two relegated stars, James Maddison from Leicester City, James Ward-Prowse of Southampton, who he described as a ‘game changer’ and Declan Rice, the West Ham United defensive midfielder.

James Ward-Prowse is feared for his set pieces.

On the players he wants to see his team sign, Sagna said; “James Maddison from Leicester. I also really like (James0 Ward-Prowse. He is a player that can change a game on his own.”

“Every team needs a player that can change a game in a heartbeat. You know when Arsenal used to play Stoke, Rory Delap was a player that could change a game on his own because of his long throws.

James Maddison contributed 19 goals in the Premier League last season for Leicester City.

“Ward-Prowse is a master at set pieces. When a game is locked and you have a player with his ability, that is so dangerous.”

Speaking further, he added;

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“I think that the only way for Arsenal to allow (Granit) Xhaka to leave is by signing Declan Rice. If Xhaka leaves, then I would hope Arsenal may very well have something lined up with Rice.”

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