Considering Arsenal conceded 51 goals in the Premier League last season, you may have expected The Gunners to be in the market for a defender this summer.
Having only managed to recruit a solitary striker so far during the transfer window, it seems impatience over the requirement for a new defensive incoming is firmly at the forefront of fans’ minds.
That desire from supporters was made abundantly clear in their response to a report via The Daily Mirror that Real Madrid were said to be offering The Gunners the chance to sign striker Mariano Diaz in a cut-price deal thought to be worth £18m.
The report suggests that Diaz is deemed surplus to requirements at the Bernabeu, and given their heavy outlay on players so far, there is certainly a motive for Madrid to offload players this summer.
But these Arsenal supporters seem confident about where the club’s priorities lie, with the notion of bringing in another striker being roundly rejected by this corner of the fanbase.
Some were cheeky enough to suggest alternatives from the Spanish giants, with only one area of improvement on the minds of these fans as the window nears its climax:
Don’t want him. Give us Varane for a cut price.
— Josh Johnson (@josh_tremale9) July 10, 2019
If he can solve our defence, announce.
— ?utie (@JoMu_Josphat) July 10, 2019
WE NEED A CENTRE BACK, ARE WE JUST GOING TO FORGET THAT WE CONCEDED 50 GOALS LAST SEASON
— Lethal Lacazette (@__MesutOzil10) July 10, 2019
We don’t need him…
— Josh Blunden (@blunden_josh) July 10, 2019
We don’t need striker. We need center back.
— Haziq Hariz (@HaziqHariz3) July 10, 2019
Just sign a defender alreadyyyy
— JaiCoyle (@jai_coyle) July 10, 2019
Does he play CB?
— Ukolex (@UkolexI) July 10, 2019
Arsenal, always doing business in the wrong areas
— Rafael ???????? (@Hey_its_Rafa) July 10, 2019
— Mohammed10Gr (@GrMohammed10) July 10, 2019