With Leicester struggling financially they could not need to lose Tielemans on a free transfer next summer in the event that they do rebuff any advances in the ultimate days of the transfer window, and Arteta has admitted he’s hoping for more signings this summer. “We are going to try till the tip,” Arteta said after the win over Bournemouth earlier this month. “The transfer window is difficult in the intervening time, we’ll attempt to do something else but let’s see what we will do.”
Partey missed the Gunners’ win over Fulham with a thigh injury that might see him miss several weeks, while the deputising Elneny injured his hamstring in the sport and Albert Sambi Lokonga may very well be drafted into the midfield alongside Granit Xhaka and captain Martin Odegaard for Wednesday’s visit of Aston Villa.
Nonetheless the Belgian 22-year-old was linked with a loan move away from the club earlier this summer, and Arteta might want one other midfield signing similar to Tielemans before the window closes to bolster his options in the course of the park if Partey and Elneny are facing prolonged periods out with injuries.
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