Wenger hopeful Arsenal can sign Mustafi

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The Gunners haven’t gotten off to the start they would have liked, which has caused great concern around the Emirates.

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Following Saturday’s 0-0 draw against reigning champions Leicester City, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger revealed his frustration regarding finding the right players to get the results the club needs.

One player that has been on the team’s radar for some time now is Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi.

“Mustafi? We hope it will be done,” the Frenchman told SFR Sport. “We are struggling to find the players we need. He is one of a number of players we are looking at. Negotiations are ongoing.”

While the Gunners backline held strong in Saturday’s result against the Foxes, making up for an underwhelming perfromance against Liverpool on opening weekend, the Arsenal backline remains a big concern this season.

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Per Mertesacker‘s injury has left the Gunners light-handed at the back, while Arsenal has also been in the market for another striker as Olivier Giroud‘s ability has come into question.