While only Liverpool have scored more goals than Arsenal in the current campaign, Arsene Wenger’s defence has proven inconsistent at times.
Unsurprisingly, the Arsenal manager has been linked with a number of defenders to improve his back four ahead of the second half of the season.
From one of Granit Xhaka’s Switzerland teammates to an experienced Netherlands centre-half, here are seven defenders that Wenger could sign in January.
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Ricardo Pereira was sent out on loan to Nice from Porto in the 2015 summer transfer window.
The Portugal international has been in brilliant form in Ligue 1 and The Daily Star reported in January that Arsene Wenger wants Pereira to provide competition for Hector Bellerin.
Next up is one of Xhaka’s Switzerland colleagues.