With Nacho Monreal well into his 30s and Sead Kolasinac looking more comfortable in midfield, the Arsenal supporters are turning their attention towards the signing of a new left-back, and one player caught their eye over the course of the weekend.
Indeed, Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell was in excellent form against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, and the standard of his performance has prompted plenty of Arsenal fans to call for his signature.
The 22-year-old full-back has firmly established himself as Claude Puel’s first-choice left-back this season and it’s easy to see why.
The England international’s phenomenal engine enabled him to support Harvey Barnes on the overlap throughout proceedings, and defensively he was solid all afternoon.
Considering the fact he would contribute to the homegrown quota and his clear scope for development, there’s no doubt that Chilwell would be an expensive addition, but that has not prevented the Gunners faithful from urging their club to bring him to north London in the summer.
Here’s what some Arsenal fans have been saying about the prospect of signing him…
@arsenal go and get that left back position sorted and sign Ben Chilwell. He’s class
— Carl hastie (@Carlhastie1) February 10, 2019
Plus you've got Maguire, Maddison, gray. Would love arsenal to sign Maguire and chilwell
— Ryan Hill (@BryanA_Luton) February 10, 2019
Arsenal. Sign Ben Chilwell. Thanks
— gooner scott (@Gooner_Scott) February 10, 2019
Arsenal need to sign Chilwell this summer
— Ghost (@Ken_h10) February 10, 2019
#Arsenal chilwell go and get him emery Wenger tried to sign him from charlton but failed
— red army (@ssgooners) February 10, 2019
Arsenal really need to sign Chilwell before any of the other top six do.
— salaar latif (@salaar_latif) February 10, 2019
Arsenal should do everything they can to sign Chilwell and Maguire in the summer
— TorreiraFC (@shahriyarnadeem) February 10, 2019
Arsenal should put in bids for Ben Chilwell and Harry Maguire ! I’d take them at Arsenal all day! Chilwell is a baller
— D O N G O (@Dongo_19) February 10, 2019
Chilwell is absolutely quality. I’d love if we targeted him and Maguire in the summer. Would instantly strengthen our defence
— Arsenal Analysis (@4kanalysis) February 10, 2019