Despite reports suggesting Arsenal have denied any interest in signing Cesc Fabregas this summer, you feel the story on this one isn’t closed yet – and that’s with the player being linked with a move to Chelsea.
We can assume that Arsene Wenger didn’t insist on a buyback clause being inserted into Fabregas’ sale for nothing. The assumption is that the Arsenal manager is waiting to see what the player’s next move is before stepping in.
But re-signing former players isn’t something Wenger regularly does. Indeed, last summer saw the return of Mathieu Flamini, but bringing back players still in their peak years isn’t the norm for Wenger.
With so many areas in need of addressing this summer, Wenger could look to a few former players to add to the squad.
These are the six players who could follow Fabregas in returning to the Emirates…