Without knowing what’s going on in the background it’s impossible to judge Arsenal’s transfer policy beyond what you can see on the surface.
But, from the outside looking in, it does seem that Arsenal are not the most decisive club when it comes to getting deals done.
This could either represent indecision on the part of the manager or a lack of willingness to spend big by the Arsenal board.
Javier Manquillo seemed a dead cert to sign for Arsenal from Atletico Madrid until Liverpool jumped the queue and now they appear much closer to the signing.
But reports today suggest that Arsenal have moved on and could be close to signing another defender.
The Metro says:
Arsenal will open negotiations with Italian side Catania today over a deal for their talented defender Gino Peruzzi.
The Gunners are desperate to add another right-back to their squad this summer and after missing out on Javier Manquillo, Peruzzi is the new target.
The 22 yer old Argentinian is relatively inexperienced but full of promise. After leaving Velez Sarsfield in 2013 he moved to Europe with Catania where he has played just one season. But he’s performed well enough to earn 4 caps for the Argentina senior side so the omens are good with this lad.
He’s quick, tenacious and loves to get forward.
Let’s have a look at the youngster in action. Arsenal fans, are you frustrated about transfers even though you have signed Alexis Sanchez this summer?