Calum Chambers deserves an England call-up

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SIX centre-backs Arsenal could sign before deadline day

Date: 25th August 2014 at 7:30pm
Written by Christy Malyan

Regardless of Calum Chambers' recent £16million arrival, Arsenal desperately need to add a centre-back to their squad before deadline day. Former captain Thomas Vermaelen left for Barcelona earlier this month, and although he hasn't been integral to the first team over the last few seasons, the Belgium international leaves a major hole in the Gunners' squad depth. The summer transfer window may have entered it's final stages but there are still some options out there for Arsene Wenger to consider. And being the lovely bunch we are at Football Fancast, we've listed SIX centre-halves the north Londoners could realistically sign between now and September 1st. WINSTON REID It's becoming less and less likely that Winston Reid will extend his contract at West Ham, with his current deal set to expire at the end of the season, and speculation this morning suggests Arsenal are already planning to take advantage: .@Arsenal plotting £8million transfer offer for @whufc_official contract rebel @Winsto... http://t.co/fR7BvGmrtZ pic.twitter.com/jyykLkHDNH — Barclays League (@BarclaysLeague) August 24, 2014 The 26 year-old may be no world-beater but he's been incredibly consistent since the East Londoners returned to the Premier League in summer 2012, claiming the Hammer of the Year award the twelve months later. He was in prominent form at the start of last term too, leading him to be linked with an Emirates switch ahead of the January 2014 transfer window. Here's a look at his stats from the campaign: A move failed to materialise due to ... Read More

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