Arsene Wenger Lining Up Surprising Summer Move For Man Utd’s Defensive Duo

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Arsene Wenger weighs up a summer move for Man United defensive duo Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, according to the Gambling Times.

The Gunners head-coach is on the hunt for defensive reinforcements ahead of 2017/18 season, and the Red Devils duo has been on top of his wishlist.

After signing Victor Lindelof from Jose Mourinho ready to axe several players from the squad.

The Portuguese manager has decided Smalling is not good enough for the Red Devils and ready to listen to offers for his signature.

Last term Smalling has made only 18 appearances in the Premier League, and the Reds boss has concerns over his mental toughness.

According to The Gambling Times reports, Arsene Wenger has made enquiries over the availability of Smalling and hi partner in the defence Phil Jones.

It remains to be seen whether Portuguese manager would sell their players to his Premier League rivals.

At this moment Arsenal have five centre-backs on their books. However, some of them linked with an exit from Emirates Stadium.

The veteran defender Per Mertesacker is entering the final year of his current deal. While Laurent Koscielny recently failed to rule out transfer to Marseille.

Last season summer signing Mustafi had enjoyed a mixed debut campaign at Emirates Stadium, while Rob Holding and Gabriel Paulista have failed to impress Arsene Wenger.