Arsenal is interested in acquiring Carlos Soler from PSG. According to France Bleu Azur, Arsenal is interested in acquiring PSG midfielder Carlos Soler before the January transfer window opens. Les Parisiens continue to seek the services of a top-tier midfielder despite having signed Soler, Renato Sanches, Fabian Ruiz, and Vitinha this summer. Due to Financial Fairplay Regulations, they are unable to raise the €60–€70 million needed to support such a transfer (FFP). In such a situation, Soler might be sacrificed.
The Spaniard paid €20 million to join PSG this summer, but under manager Christophe Galtier, he has had trouble getting playing time. In just 286 minutes of Ligue 1 action spread across seven games, he has two goals and an equal number of assists. Mikel Arteta, the manager, may want to consider the 25-year-old to strengthen the attacking midfield and central midfield positions for his squad.
It has yet to be determined whether the economics of a potential trade will benefit the Gunners. After all, Soler committed to the Parc des Princes this summer by signing a five-year contract. Additionally, they hope to raise a considerable sum. Arsenal may have problems if they try to raise $60–$70 million from the sale of merely Soler.
Granit Xhaka, Martin Odegaard, Mohamed Elneny, Albert Sambi Lokonga, Fabio Vieira, and Thomas Partey are the current central midfield options for Arteta. The Gunners may want to upgrade on Lokonga even though the Egypt international is in the final year of his contract at the Emirates. Soler is presently competing for Spain in the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.
In the 7-0 victory over Costa Rica in the group stage, he scored after being brought on as a replacement. He stayed on the sidelines nevertheless as La Roja tied Germany 1-1. If Arsenal makes a play for Soler in January, only time will tell. They would be smart to add the PSG playmaker in the middle of the campaign, though, to bolster their team. After 14 league games, they are only five points behind Manchester City in the race for the Premier League championship.
When club football resumes following the 2022 FIFA World Cup, The Gunners will be at the top of the standings. After that, they will have 24 league games remaining to play, with the games coming quickly. Additionally, they will participate in the FA Cup and UEFA Europa League. Therefore, acquiring Soler from PSG could be a wise option provided the finances work out. The 25-year-old is still at the height of his powers and might gain from more playing time at Arsenal.
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