Arsenal Opinion: Why Arsenal need to beat Tottenham to a move for Franck Kessié
The 22-year-old has struggled a lot this season, failing to live up to the great promise he showed during his spell with Atalanta. Since then, things have gone downhill, like most of AC Milan’s signings.
With the latest defeat in the Derby Della Madonnina, Calciomercato has reported that Kessié is now officially out of favour at the club. His performance wasn’t all that encouraging and that has irked Gennaro Gattuso.
However, the Italian news outlet has further added that Arsenal, Tottenham and even Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan are in the race. But, given their situation, this is a move that Arsenal must make.
The Gunners are losing arguably their best midfielder in Aaron Ramsey and to Juventus, no less. But to make things worse, the Welshman is leaving for free once his contract with the Emirates Stadium side expire.
This will provide the north London side with a big headache in the near future, as it means losing a classy midfielder for next to nothing. Replacing Ramsey in this transfer economy would be as close to impossible.
But if Arsenal
An all-action midfielder, the 22-year-old can attack, defend and even dictate play if needed, showing his versatility and talent.
However, it’s really as a box-to-box central midfielder that the Ivory Coast star excels at, flourishing in that role at Atalanta. His stamina combined with his work-ethic makes him perfect for the Premier League.
It also provides Arsenal with
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Adding someone as talented as Franck