Arsenal could invest on a right winger and another midfielder after exits

Arsenal could invest on a right-sided forward and another midfielder if they manage to sell players this summer, Sky Sports journalist Dharmesh Sheth claims.

The Gunners have already spent over £200 million in the transfer window. Kai Havertz recently joined from Chelsea while Declan Rice and Jurrien Timber should arrive soon.

The focus is now expected to be on outgoings. The club recently allowed Granit Xhaka to join Bayer Leverkusen for £21m. There could be several more departures.

Sheth reports that the Gunners could continue their spending later in the summer transfer window, provided they can recoup sufficient funds from player sales.

A right winger and a second midfielder could be targeted before the deadline.

Arsenal could spend close to £300m this summer

The Gunners currently have plenty of wide attacking options in the squad, but they have lacked quality back-up behind Bukayo Saka on the right flank.

Gabriel Martinelli, Leandro Trossard, Emile Smith Rowe and Reiss Nelson are all comfortable playing from the left wing. The club need a suitable deputy for Saka.

Bayer Leverkusen star Moussa Diaby has been linked, but we would personally prefer his teammate Jeremie Frimpong, who had a fantastic campaign.

The Dutchman is a right wing-back by trade, and largely prefers to operate in the opposition half.

Last season, the £43m-rated star registered nine goals and 11 assists for the Bundesliga outfit.

He won an impressive 2.5 take-ons per game, but also fared well defensively with 1.6 tackles and 6.1 duels won. He would be a good acquisition for Arsenal.

Meanwhile, Arsenal are known to be interested in Southampton’s Romeo Lavia, but a transfer could depend on Thomas Partey heading for the exit door.

Partey is attracting interest from Saudi Arabian clubs. Juventus also hold an interest in his services.

The Gunners want at least £30m for him. If a transfer materialises with any club, the Gunners could step up their interest in Lavia, who is currently valued at £50m.

The 19-year-old had a brilliant debut Premier League season last term despite the Saints’ relegation.

He won 2.1 tackles and 4.9 duels per game, completing more than 86 per cent of his passes.

If Arsenal finalise a deal with the Saints, personal terms could be a formality for them.

Lavia is represented by the same agent as Gunners duo Bukayo Saka and Eddie Nketiah.

Stats from Transfermarkt.com & Sofascore.com

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