Arsenal: 6 Cut-Price Transfers to Fill Dani Ceballos’ Boots

Arsenal, Dani Ceballos (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
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Creative Midfielders

This bunch are going to hopefully illustrate the other side of the coin. Naturally, their defensive contributions are going to be less than your box-to-box midfielder, while their creative potential is more in line with filling the void vacated by the Spaniard. However, the players I have selected are slightly more all-action, so as to better fit the Ceballos mold.

Unfortunately, Hale End products Emile Smith-Rowe and Joe Willock have shown flashes of their individual brilliance this season, but are not fully ready to compete for the starting role on a weekly basis. They are out of the question as replacements this summer, although I’m optimistic for their contributions in the future.

Again, the price will be capped at £25m, but as creative players naturally attract more attention, this search was far more difficult.