The Gunners must regret not signing a centre-back in the summer…
Arsenal have reportedly been told that it will cost them £47 million to sign Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels. This high price tag is thought to be a stumbling block for manager Arsene Wenger.
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So, if the Gunners can’t afford the World Cup winner, who could they get instead? Here are six centre-backs the North London club have been linked to at slightly cheaper prices…
Ron Vlaar, Aston Villa
The Dutchman has been linked to a move ever since the World Cup, and for good reason. He is a solid defender, and is available relatively cheaply as he is in the final year of his contract. Villa may be willing to let him go in January before he leaves for nothing in the summer. The 29-year-old has been talked up by his agent.