3 reasons why Arsenal should sell Oleksandr Zinchenko this summer

  • The Gunners should look to offload the Ukraine international for a number of reasons
Arsenal must sell Zinchenko this summer
Arsenal must sell Zinchenko this summer / Marc Atkins/GettyImages
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Oleksandr Zinchenko
Zinchenko has struggled with injuries during his time at the club / Jean Catuffe/GettyImages

3. Injury problems

In his nearly two years at Arsenal, Zinchenko has struggled with injuries. He missed 17 games last season and has been absent from eight so far this campaign. He was unavailable through injury for the final few games of Arsenal's title run-in last year, which affected results.

All of Zinchenko's known injuries during his time at Arsenal have related to his calf so this prompts concern that he could be suffering with a recurring problem. Arteta should have no desire to hold onto a player that is potentially facing a constant issue.

Having shifted to left-back this season, Kiwior is likely to deputize for Timber next year as a result of Zinchenko's fitness uncertainty, weakening the Ukrainian's place in the squad. With Arsenal also potentially looking to offload other injury prone players such as Thomas Partey and Emile Smith Rowe in the summer, the club should really consider selling Oleksandr Zinchenko.