“I have to say, as a principle I don’t believe much in the winter window, normally. There are exceptions, of course. But normally if you have the right planning in the summer and the team is performing at the level you expect, you should not go to that window. It is there for emergencies, a big injury or something is really not working and you need to recover.”
Those are the words of Raul Sanllehi, Arsenal’s head of football, in an interview with Telegraph Sport last month. Following the departure of Ivan Gazidis to AC Milan, it is Sanllehi who leads the way on these things, and it is Sanllehi who will have arrived at work this morning knowing that a decision must be made.
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