Arsenal look to offload two stars but Emery wants to keep Chambers – report

Arsenal will look to offload both Joel Campbell and Lucas Perez this summer, say reports

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New Arsenal head coach Unai Emery Photo: Soccer.ru / Wikimedia

Arsenal will look to offload both Joel Campbell and Lucas Perez this summer after Unai Emery deemed the pair to be surplus to requirements at the club, according to reports in the British media.

The Evening Standard is reporting that the Gunners will look to sell the duo as Emery prepares for his first season in charge at The Emirates.

The same story, though, says that Emery is planning to keep hold of defender Calum Chambers because he is eager to see how he will develop alongside Rob Holding in the coming seasons.

Arsenal are believed to be on the lookout for a number of new signings this summer as Emery prepares for his first taste of Premier League management.

However, the Gunners are thought to be working on something of a restricted budget after they missed out on Champions League qualification for the second season running.

Arsene Wenger chose to step down at the end of last season to bring an end to his 22-year reign at the north London club.

The north London side on the FA Cup three times in the last five seasons, but struggled to challenge for the Premier League title under Wenger.

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