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Arsenal’s transfer plans: What Gunners will do next after Xhaka signing revealed

Arsenal completed their first major signing of the summer on Wednesday as they landed Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach for an undisclosed fee.

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And The Mirror claims that the Gunners want to follow-up the capture of Xhaka with five more new arrivals over the course of the summer transfer window.

According to The Mirror, Arsene Wenger wants a top-class striker and centre-back to bolster his squad after failing short in the Premier League title race again.

Olivier Giroud finished the season as Arsenal’s top scorer with 16 goals, which included a final-day hat-trick against Aston Villa and a 15-game barren streak.

It has long been thought that Arsenal need an upgrade on Giroud, and a defensive partner for Laurent Koscielny, if they are to seriously challenge for major honours.

The Mirror adds that Wenger also has an eye on the future and has younger targets such as Maxi Romero, Rob Holding and Kieran Tierney on his radar.

Romero is a talented 17-year-old Argentine striker, while defenders Holding, 20, and Tierney, 18 impressed for Bolton Wanderers and Celtic respectively this season.

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