Wenger – I want a defender (but NOT Cahill and only on loan)

Arsene Wenger is still worried about Arsenal’s full-back injury crisis, and has admitted that the Gunners simply need a short loan period to cover for the injuries to Kieran Gibbs, Bacary Sagna and Andre Santos. He has to all intents and purposes rulled out any chance of a permanent arrival for either flank.

He said that Sagna was ahead of schedule and his return may negate the need for any cover at all. “It depends now on how quickly Sagna will come back,” Wenger. “He has started to run a little bit.

Wenger Is Searching For A Top Defender And Has Two Targets

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger is now interested in finding another defender for his team since Sagna and Santos have injured themselves and he has to play with two of the best centre-backs on the wings.

Vermaelen and Koscielny are most likely to cover the left and right sides of the defence and Arsenal will probably play with 4 centre-backs in the defensive line until Santos gets back in about three weeks time.