3 game-changers Mikel Arteta must sign for Arsenal to win the Premier League

  • Arsenal may have lost the Premier League title race again
  • Mikel Arteta finds himself in a familiar position
  • Here are 3 game-changers he must sign this summer
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2. Rafael Leao

Needless to say, Rafael Leao is the luxury option for Arsenal in the attack. However, do not rule out the possibility because Leao would be an exceptional summer signing who could elevate Arsenal into serious contenders for the title.

According to FourFourTwo, this summer presents a "golden opportunity" for Arsenal to land Rafael Leao since there is expected to be a transfer merry-go-round involving teams across Europe.

Leao last signed a contract extension in the summer of 2023, meaning his current deal expires in 2028. Therefore, AC Milan are in no rush to sell Leao, who has made 28 Serie A appearances this season, and Arsenal will almost certainly be forced into paying a premium price tag.

Some Arsenal fans might not like this idea but the likes of Eddie Nketiah, Emile Smith Rowe or Reiss Nelson could be used as a makeweight to bring the transfer fee for Leao down. At the end of the day, nobody can deny that a team with Leao in it has more chance of winning the Premier League title than a team with Nketiah, Smith Rowe or Nelson.

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