Date: 19th May 2018 at 5:02am
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Arsenal have plenty of work to do in preparation for their first campaign without and a number of loan spells for young talents are likely to be approved.

The Evening Standard reports that one of those likely to exit on a temporary basis once again is Japanese forward , who has spent the past two-years on-loan with VFB Stuttgart.

Asano was denied a work permit in 2016 and 2017, meaning he cannot play in English football, and he’s now poised to join Hannover in the next season – and continuing in Germany will increase his chances of earning a permit to play in the Premier League.

Now 23, Asano has featured 16 times for Japan’s side but was dropped from the squad for the friendlies in March, handing a blow to his hopes of making his nation’s squad for the in .

He struggled for consistency during his time with Stuttgart, scoring just five goals in 45 appearances.