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The Top 5 defensive targets for Arsenal in 2020

The Top 5 defensive targets for Arsenal in 2020
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Following Mikel Arteta’s appointment as head coach, it’s time to check out the top five defenders that he could sign for Arsenal.

The centre-back position has been a constant problem for Arsenal all season. Something has to be done soon, and it will likely be Mikel Arteta’s main challenge as the new head coach.

He was actually in the stands during Saturday afternoon’s 0-0 draw away to Everton in the Premier League.

The Gunners have suffered since Laurent Koscielny’s ugly summer exit. His replacement David Luiz is too erratic, while Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Rob Holding and Sokratis Papastathopoulos are not faring much better.

But Arteta will welcome William Saliba to the fold next summer once the teenager has completed his final season at Saint-Etienne.

Although that alone won’t be enough, so the Spaniard will likely need to seek out further reinforcements.

So, without further ado, we give you the Top 5 defenders that Arsenal could pursue in 2020.