Have Arsenal signed Sead Kolasinac?
On Thursday, rumours emerged after weeks of speculation, that Arsenal have signed Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer from Schalke.
Kolasinac has been linked with a host of new clubs with his contract running down in Germany.
The likes of Chelsea and Everton have been linked with Kolasinac, but the 23-year-old was in London two weeks ago for a Nike sponsorship event and took the opportunity to undergo medical tests with Arsenal during his trip.
Do Arsenal need a left back?
Arsenal’s desire for a left back has emerged with Nacho Monreal suffering from seriously poor form this season.
To compound matters Kieran Gibbs has failed to impress and it looks like Arsene Wenger was keen to improve this position long before the summer transfer window opened.
Kolasinac has impressed at Schalke and this transfer is yet another sign to Arsenal fans that Wenger is very likely to stay on for next season.
As a result of the Kolasinac rumours, many Arsenal fans had an eye on his performance for Schalke against Ajax last night.
Schalke looked like they were going through after Kolasinac bagged two assists to help the German side go 3-0 up in extra time, but Ajax bagged two late goals to send them out.
Despite the defensive frailties shown once again by Schalke, Arsenal fans seemed pretty exited by what they saw from Kolasinac, see the Tweets below.
— afcstuff (@afcstuff) April 20, 2017
Had a close look at Kolasinac tonight, he looked really good, if we’re going to switch to a 3 in defence he could be the perfect wing back!
— Mr DT © (@MrDtAFC) April 20, 2017
Kolasinac looks like a really good LB talent. Strong, fairly quick, strong crossing and all around looks better than Monreal
— VIII (@CentraIRamsey) April 20, 2017
Kolasinac 2assist against ajax, monreal 2assist in entire season.. Let that sink in
— ArsenalInMyßlood (@ArsenalInJOEL) April 20, 2017
Kolasinac huge upgrade over Monreal and Gibbs.
— VK (@MrVietNguyen) April 20, 2017
Kolasinac’s first touch is so good. A lot better than Monreal’s
— Leroy (@NigerianHleb) April 20, 2017
Kolasinac what a cross Monreal turning in his grave
— jack (@j_manna7) April 20, 2017