ARSENAL are reportedly set for wholesale change in the summer transfer window as they eye FOUR signings and SIX departures.
The Gunners hold a two-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table in what has been a sensational season to date.
And while the title is now their focus, it must not be forgotten that Champions League qualification is all but secured.
According to The Times, the revenue brought in through a top-four finish could fund a spending spree.
Mikel Arteta wants to bring in two central midfielders, a winger and a left-back at the end of the season.
Declan Rice and Moises Caicedo are two players that have been explicitly named as targets in the report.
Arsenal are confident of beating Chelsea to West Ham’s £80million captain Rice, 24.
And they are also set to renew their interest in Brighton man Caicedo.
It remains to be seen who else they will go after, but names they are linked with include Napoli striker Victor Osimhen, Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Real Valladolid defender Ivan Fresneda and Inter Milan wingback Denzel Dumfries.
There is also set to be a mass exodus at the Emirates come the end of the campaign.
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One player at the top of that list of exits is expected to be left-back Kieran Tierney.
The Scot, 25, has started just four Premier League games this season following the arrival of Oleksandr Zinchenko.
But Arsenal are not expected to let him go cheap as they look to make back the £25m they spent on him four years ago.
Two more sales are likely to come in the form of Albert Sambi Lokinga and Nuno Tavares – who are on loan at Crystal Palace and Marseille respectively.
Folarin Balogun, who is thriving at Reims, is also set to depart.
He is second in Ligue 1’s top scorer charts and will not want to return to North London to be third-choice behind Gabriel Jesus and Eddie Nketiah.
Arteta needs to make a decision on Emile Smith Rowe – who has played little more than 100 minutes this season due to injury.
And midfielder Granit Xhaka is a potential surprise departure if his contract situation is not resolved.
The Swiss, 30, will become a free agent in the summer of 2024 and could leave if Rice and Caicedo join Thomas Partey and Jorginho as Arsenal’s options in the middle of the park.