Scouting For Wenger: 3 Strong Physical Defenders That Arsenal Should Sign Next Season

Samuel Umtiti-

Not many might know about this young talent but Arsene Wenger for sure will know. If there is a talented French footballer, Arsene Wenger will always know of it. Umtiti plays as a centre-back for French side Lyon. At just 22 years of age, he has made 26 appearances for the Ligue 1 team this season and has been one of their best performers. Umtiti has actually been one of the best centre-backs in the Ligue 1 this season. He has won 30 tackles with a success rate of close to 60%. He has also made 67 interceptions, 138 clearances, and 15 blocks. He has He has won 63% of his average duels and maintained 87% average pass accuracy. That’s way too impressive for a 22-year-old centre-back. The youngster has also scored 1 goal this season and created 1 chance as well. Arsene is known for shopping from the French league and you can be rest assured that Umtiti has fallen in his eyes. A defender who has produced such strong performances in his early 20’s will only go on to become a world-class player in his later years. It will be great to see such a prospect in the EPL next season and Arsene should not waste any time to sign him up.

 

 

Written by Subrata Roy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Manchester United Or Chelsea? Where should This Feared Striker Go Next Season?

Arsene Wenger

3 Things Arsene Wenger Must Do If He Is To Stay At Arsenal Next Year