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Ferdi Kadioglu Eyed by Arsenal for Summer Move

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Maybe the first signing of the summer for the Gunners is around the corner. Journalist Devrim Zengi’s reliable sources suggest that a transfer for Fenerbahçe standout Ferdi Kadioglu to Arsenal in the upcoming summer window remains a possibility, according to Kayra.

The word from sources cited to a reported £30 million deal is that the player has almost completed his move to Arsenal come the summer transfer window.

The sporting director, Edu Gaspar as well as the manager, Mikel Arteta, who work as a team in features to do with major transfers, are believed to be gearing up for strengthening the Gunners backline this summer.

Ramsdale Out: Arsenal’s Keeper Hunt


According to widespread reports, it’s almost certain that goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale will depart Arsenal this summer.

Thus, it is widely thought that the Gunners will prefer to bring in another replacement to David Raya. Currently, Raya is the first choice goalkeeper for Arsenal at the moment. It looks like the club will make his loan from Brentford permanent.

Ramsdale is understood to have signed a fee that he will be released upon the transfer deadline closing. Then, the club officials appear to consider the former Gunners goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny among others to replace the Englishman as the stopper in the post.

Given that it is almost a formality that there will be a goalkeeping reshuffle. It is more like the renowned Arsenal Evening Standard journalist, Simon Collings, is of the belief that Arsenal is in search of a new goalkeeper.

Defense Reinforcement: Arsenal’s Pursuit Backup Centre-Back

Other than that, the other view is that Arsenal are also looking for the same price range to buy a new centre back player. William Saliba and Gabriel Magalhaes always have to be based on the core of this defense of Mikel Arteta. It could be advantageous to also have an alternative. He may not be as good but would do the job if the duo is absent.

The general perception is that the fact that Saliba got injured near the end of previous season. It has played a significant role in why Arsenal eventually lost the Premier League to Manchester City that year. This is why they might target a young rising star player from Ajax who is called Jorrel Hato as a possible addition to the team.

Ferdi Kadioglu: Arsenal’s Versatile Defensive Target

Arteta is clear that Ben White won’t return to his regular position anytime soon. Most noticeably because Arsenal crisis in the right back area and whole White’s shift to the right flank. It has worked impressively in the recent set-up with new star signing, Saliba. Nevertheless, White has also come to understand his own shortcomings.

Arsenal eyes to sign a natural full-back who is capable of covering the position from where White would take a break. Such a player who suits perfectly is Ferdi Kadioglu and who is valued at £30 million from his club Fenerbace. Additionally, the Gunners could be a perfect team for £30 million Euros Fenerbache ace.

The 24-year old, who is not only a crucial Fenerbache defensive player. However, he can also play as a crusader in the wings or even a midfielder. He has been one of the essential first-team players in both the wings and the defense.

This may put lock to some on the Arteta side because he would have brought to an end the holes in the Arsenal squad. Recently, the journalist named Sacha Tavolieri expressed his convictions about the truth in the assumption. The “sources close” to Kadioglu confirm again that he is very “close” to joining Arsenal.

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