Arsenal midfielder, Mohamed Elneny has beenlinked with a move away from North London toTurkey and the Super Lig.
With Elneny potentially leaving during theinternational break and Granit Xhaka stillsuspended, Arteta will be relying on the fitnessof Thomas Partey to feature in their next gameagainst Norwich.
The Arsenal boss could even turn to AinsleyMaitland-Niles to fill in the midfield void, despitethe player’s public criticism of the club and it’shandling of his future.
He played in central midfield during Arsenal’s 4-0behind-closed-doors friendly win over Brentfordon Thursday.
“Following the English player’s £50million moveto the club this summer, Jamie Redknappspeaking on Sky Sports news believed there’stoo much ‘pressure‘ on the player,”He can’t saveArsenal on his own, and Arsenal fans need tohave patience with this guy he’s not necessarilya leading centre-back, he plays alongsidesomeone who will go and head the ball and he’llsweep up alongside him.
“Be patient with him, he’s going to be fantastic. The pressure at Arsenal is huge right now, andhe’s one for the long-term because the pressureat Arsenal is huge right now,” Redknapp said.