Arsenal’s consideration turns to Palace’s second left-back

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Arsenal’s newest squeak, in response to the Mirror; after being solid back for Tyrick Mitchell they’ve requested for Patrick van Aanholt. With Mitchell a 21-year-old youth prospect and a 30-year-old van Aanholt with six months left on his contract, the Palace web site makes much more sense.

Arsenal are available in the market for some Kieran Tierney cowl after letting Chad Kolasinic leave on loan and could also be tempted by a former Chelsea man, who due to Mitchell’s look is now not as necessary to Palace. With Mitchell thought-about to be a long-term answer at left-back, it’s not an enormous extension to see Palace tempted to money in on van Aanholt now moderately than having nothing for him six months down the road.

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Ainsley Maitland-Niles is an appropriate fill-in when Tierney is absent, however his own Arsenal future appears to be like removed from sure, so van Aanholt, who joined Sunderland Palace three years in the past, could also be ticking a bit packing containers for the Gunners – actually the nice old “Premier League expertise”.

Ryan Bertrand – one other former Chelsea left-back – has additionally been linked with Arsenal this month forward of Monday’s switch deadline.


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