When the transfer window is reopened, Arsenal will be offloading center-backs Sokratis and Shkodran Mustafi.
Sokratis’ deal will expire in the Emirates next season, he joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund in 2018.
Mustafi also has less than 18 months left for his current contract, he had restored his position on the side after Mikel Arteta took over.
According to The Athletic, before next season Spaniard is intent on a defensive reshuffle. Arteta is likely to part with the defensive players.
With Gianluca Di Marzio believing that Arsenal is immersed in the midfielder.
Moreover, the takeoff of Sokratis could allegedly aid Arsenal’s pursuit of Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey
The number 5 shirt in the Emirate, which is currently in possession of Sokratis, is commanded by Thomas Partey.
For the North London outfit this term, Mustafi, and Sokratis combined 27 Premier League appearances.