BBC’s David Ornstein speaks on Arsenal’s plans for third new signing

BBC journalist David Ornstein has spoken on Arsenal’s plans of bringing in a third new signing before the transfer window closes.

The Gunners have begun the 2017/18 campaign on an encouraging note, defeating Chelsea in the Community Shield last Sunday before staging a memorable comeback in a 4-3 win over Leicester City on Friday.

However, with only two signings made so far, Arsene Wenger has been rumoured to be still in search of at least one more new face to add to his squad.

Several players including Riyad Mahrez, Lucas Moura and of course Thomas Lemar have been linked with a move to the Emirates stadium.

And when asked about whether the Gunners are planning on another new acquisition, David Ornstein, one of Britain’s most reliable journalists, revealed the club is indeed in the market for a third signing.

“There may be one that Arsenal are possibly looking to bring in,” he said

“I don’t think there is a specific name, but there is perhaps scope to bring in one more player.

“They’ve already spent quite heavily. Alexandre Lacazette – the record signing – and Sead Kolasinac was a free, but with their salaries that brings that spend up.

“They may look to bring a player in before the deadline but the priority is to shift a player out.”

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