Arsenal are apparently looking to sign Monaco centre-back Aymen Abdennour.

According to reports, we’re willing to spend £11.5m on the 26-year-old, despite Wenger confirming a while ago that he wasn’t going to sign any defenders during this window.

The Tunisian only featured 26 times for the Ligue 1 side due to a couple of injuries. Therefore, it’s hard to see why Wenger would want to sign him.

It’s far more likely that the media saw our less-than-capable defensive performance against Liverpool in the Premier League, and are jumping on the bandwagon, pandering to Arsenal fans’ anxiety.

However, stranger transfers have happened.

Watch Abdennour in action below.

SOURCEExpress
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