Date: 8th July 2019 at 4:54pm
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This summer Arsenal should be looking to improve their defensive personnel following their poor performances in the Premier League last season, however this has not stopped the media from linking the Gunners to a vast array of wingers. From Yannick Carrasco and Ryan Fraser at the start of the summer to Wilfried Zaha and Malcom most recently, the constant rumours surrounding wingers have many Arsenal fans fuming as they believe the club should be sorting out the backline instead of the attack. Some Arsenal fans are also unhappy that the club is constantly “in talks” with players and never actually securing any deals.

Arsenal’s defence was a major problem last season, only keeping eight clean sheets and conceding 51 goals. With the club being reportedly tight for funds this summer, it seems like the smarter option to spend big on the defence given the firepower at the club. Strike partnership Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang managed to score 38 goals in all competitions between them last season, which led to the Gabonese striker being the joint winner of the Premier League golden boot.

Here is the full reaction to the rumour:


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