Dream Arsenal Line-up for 2018/19 season featuring Atletico Madrid star

Dream Arsenal Line-up For 2018/19 Season

Arsene Wenger shocked the football world a couple of weeks back when he announced his departure from Arsenal after a successful 22 years at the helm.

The Frenchman has delivered 3 Premier League titles and 7 FA Cups so far and has a chance to bid adieu to Arsenal by winning the Europa League this season.

A new manager next season would have an uphill task to rebuild the Arsenal team and bring back the glory days. That said, here is a dream Arsenal line-up for the 2018/19 season.

Dream Arsenal XI

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Jan Oblak (GK)

Petr Cech has endured a poor season according to his high standards at Arsenal. The veteran goalkeeper looks past his prime and Arsenal would need a young and reliable presence between the sticks from next season.

Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak fits the bill perfectly as the Slovenian is considered as one of the best shot-stoppers across Europe. Interestingly, Oblak has been linked with a move to Arsenal and the 25-year-old would be a great signing for the north Londoners.

Jan Oblak

Hector Bellerin (RB)

Bellerin continues to be an underwhelming presence at right-back but there are no doubts about his talent and ability. With explosive pace and intelligence to run past any player, the Spaniard is likely to get another chance to rediscover his mojo next season.

Laurent Koscielny (CB)

Koscielny is undoubtedly the Gunners’ most reliable defender but has lost his way this season due to poor form and injuries. Next season would be crucial for him as the Frenchman would look to impress the new boss.

Shkodran Mustafi (CB)

Mustafi has been a mixed bag this season and needs to improve his overall game in order to become a regular at Arsenal.

Nacho Monreal (LB)

Solid and reliable, Monreal is enjoying a very good season with the Gunners amidst few injury problems. The Spaniard has been going about his business as usual.

Mohamed Elneny (CM)

Elneny brings a lot of stability and calmness to Arsenal’s midfield. His presence makes the team tick in the attack. The Egyptian is a silent performer, providing pin-point passes and defence-splitting through balls when it matters the most.

Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka (CM)

Xhaka needs a midfielder with top defensive qualities to express himself. Alongside Elneny, Xhaka would get the freedom to play his natural game and help the Gunners more in the attack.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan (LW)

Mkhitaryan left Manchester United for Arsenal to play an attacking brand of football. Since joining the Gunners, he is getting plenty of that and above all, he is thriving in his role. One of the most gifted playmakers in Europe, the Armenian is a gem of a player for any manager who believes in attacking and expansive style of football.

Nabil Fekir (RW)

As per reports, Arsenal have stepped up their interest in Lyon star Nabil Fekir. The France international is enjoying a brilliant campaign for Lyon, scoring 22 goals in 37 games. He can operate on either flank, play as an attacking midfielder or lead the attack. Undoubtedly, Fekir would be a smashing signing for the Gunners.

Mesut Ozil (CAM)

One of the best playmakers in the world, Ozil is a sure starter at Arsenal and continues to shine for the Gunners. The German keeps the ability destroy teams single-handedly.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (ST)

The January signing from Borussia Dortmund, Aubameyang has settled well into his new home and will lead the Arsenal attack next season. His speed, predatory instincts and clinical finishing make him one of the most lethal strikers in Europe.

Written by Rohan Sengupta

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