Soccer NewsThursday 23rd November 2017

Arsenal advised to launch shock raid on Man Utd, but will face stiff competition

Arsenal advised to launch shock raid on Man Utd, but will face stiff competition

BBC Sport pundit Danny Mills has indirectly suggested that Arsenal would do well to launch a shock move for Man Utd midfielder Marouane Fellaini.

The 30-year-old will see his current contract with United expire at the end of the season and so he’ll be available on a free transfer, or potentially a cut-price deal in January if the Red Devils wish to receive a fee for him before it’s too late.

In turn, with question marks over his future at Old Trafford, it has opened the door for other clubs to make a move, and while arguing that it would be a mistake for Man Utd to let him go, Mills has insisted that he’d make a great signing for Arsenal.

“You keep him, allow him to do his job. Fill in when necessary, be a squad player, do all those things,” he told BBC Sport 5Live, as seen in the video below.

“He’s scored some important goals because he is a threat. Arsenal would love him, without a shadow of a doubt. Just to sit in front of the back four, win a few headers.”

It’s hard to disagree with Mills on this one, with Arsenal legend Ian Wright in agreement with him too in the video.

Fellaini knows how to do a job in midfield, and while it may not always be pretty, United may live to regret letting him leave as he’s a key option to offer something different along with depth and Arsenal could do with an injection of tenacity and combativeness that he brings to the table.

However, they won’t want to wait around too long and risk falling behind in the race for his signature if they decide that he would be a wise signing for Arsene Wenger’s squad, as Le10Sport claim that Paris Saint-Germain could line up a bid for the former Everton man next summer.

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