dArsenal needs new defenders

Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue believes that the Gunners need to recruit new defenders during the January transfer window. He said that the team needs reinforcement at the back and that this is an area of the team that needs significant investment.

He said that Arsenal has made some genuine progress since Unai Emery has taken over as the coach but he feels that they need to strengthen at the back. He said that the team has suffered numerous injuries in this department and that the manager should find a solution to help the team at the back.

Emmanuel Eboue believes that Emery is a capable manager and that he will definitely help bring the club forward. However, he admitted that this will not be done in only one season and that he will need several transfer windows in order to build the team. He said that it will also depend on how much money the Arsenal board will want to invest in the team during the coming transfer windows.

Emmanuel Eboue believes that the board will back the manager with more funds if he could get them back into the Champions League this season. He said that it will be really difficult for Arsenal to break into the top four with teams such as Tottenham Hotspurs, Manchester United and Chelsea also fighting for the remaining two spots behind Liverpool and Manchester City.

He believes that the current team is quite good to challenge for the top four but it will all depend on the injuries and suspensions. He believes that the team lack depth at the back and this is why it is of paramount importance that they invest in new defenders during the January transfer window if they are to challenge for a place in the top four.