Arsenal are set to maneuver for PSV sensation Xavi Simons in a shock transfer to bolster their squad.

The Gunners are set to lose Granit Xhaka within the coming weeks, with Fabrizio Romano (opens in new tab) confirming (opens in new tab) that the Swiss midfielder is ready to finish his seven-year stint in English soccer when he joins Bayer Leverkusen this summer season. The deal is regarded as value round €15 million for the 30-year-old.

It leaves Arsenal with simply Martin Odegaard and Fabio Vieira as senior figures capable of play as No.8s in Mikel Arteta’s 4-3-3, with Emile Smith Rowe extra suited to a No.10 function – leaving the necessity for reinvestment within the place this summer season.

Granit Xhaka is leaving Arsenal this summer season (Picture credit score: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC by way of Getty Photos)

Journalist Aad de Mos (opens in new tab) has claimed on Dutch outlet (opens in new tab) that Arteta will react by bringing in highly-rated PSV star Xavi Simons, who really performed residence and away towards the north Londoners on this season’s Europa League group stage.