With the squad Arsene Wenger has built over the past few years nearing completion, a few players will naturally be shown the exit door such is the competition for places.
Despite Petr Cech currently being the only arrival this summer, our squad has considerable strength and some players may seek the exit door in search for more game time.
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Here are five first team players reportedly close to leaving the club.
1) Wojciech Szczesny
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Following the arrival of Cech, the futures of both Szczesny and David Ospina was immediately brought into sharp focus and it seems to be the former who’s heading for the exit.
According to The Telegraph, AS Roma have made a loan offer for the Polish international in a deal which would suit us perfectly. A player who many thought would be our long-term No.1 getting valuable experience while we possess one of the best goalkeepers in the world is an ideal scenario.