Denis Suarez signing for Arsenal is bad news for one other Gunners player, says Martin Keown

first_imgDenis Suarez signing for Arsenal is bad news for one other Gunners player, says Martin Keown Metro Sport ReporterFriday 1 Feb 2019 2:27 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisement Keown now works as a football pundit (Picture: Getty)Martin Keown believes the arrival of Denis Suarez at Arsenal puts Granit Xhaka’s future in doubt at the club.Suarez joined the Gunners on loan for the rest of the season on transfer deadline day from Barcelona, with Unai Emery identifying the Spaniard as his preferred candidate to strengthen the side’s midfield.The 25-year-old was Arsenal’s only signing of the window, with Emery admitting earlier in January that he was restricted to only bring in players in on loan.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityWith Suarez’s arrival, room now has to be made in the starting line-up and Keown believes it will be Xhaka who makes way.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘The arrival of Denis Suarez at Arsenal puts pressure on Granit Xhaka,’ said Keown.‘Unai Emery is not going to drop Lucas Torreira, and Matteo Guendouzi has showed promise.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘I am surprised Emery did not prioritise signing a defender but this move clearly suggests that he wants to improve Arsenal’s ability to control games in midfield.’The north London club have conceded 33 goals in the Premier League this season, which is more than Newcastle and Leicester City.Arsenal’s next fixture is against Manchester City on Sunday before an away tie against Huddersfield the following week.MORE: How Solskjaer used Ronaldo to keep Martial at Unitedcenter_img Advertisement Commentlast_img

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