There is suddenly a concern that Arsene Wenger may settle for a new centre-back and call it a day in the January transfer window.

Despite the cries for a new defensive midfielder, there are a few who believe that there is a good chance that Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Flamini and Francis Coquelin will remain Arsenal’s only options when February comes.

That may be due to the emergence of Coquelin and Arsene Wenger’s tendency to pounce on every opportunity to save money.

But is the Gooner below really right that Arsenal can solve that big defensive midfield problem from within?


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