Two Championship golf equipment are eager about signing Arsenal centre-back William Saliba on mortgage this season however membership legend Martin Keown thinks the choice is ‘weird’.
Saliba was signed by the Gunners final summer season for £27million from Saint-Etienne and was loaned instantly again to the Ligue 1 membership.
He was on account of return to France this season however a mortgage transfer collapsed on deadline day.
The one possibility at this stage, if he’s not a part of Mikel Arteta’s plans, is a mortgage to then Championship.
talkSPORT’s switch professional Alex Criminal mentioned: “He got here very near signing for Saint-Etienne on deadline day however there was an issue with the paperwork that left the French membership a bit pissed off. Arsenal paid large cash for this man, £27million final summer season.
“He was instantly despatched out on mortgage and I feel most individuals anticipated him to be in and across the first staff this season.
“Mikel Arteta clearly feels he isn’t prepared for the Premier League. I do know Brentford are positively and that could be a transfer that fits him by way of fashion of play.
“Watford as effectively are monitoring this one so I feel he may exit on mortgage and it might be a superb transfer for a kind of two golf equipment.”
Former Arsenal defender Keown thinks the entire state of affairs is unusual contemplating the true issues at centre-back the membership had final season.
He advised talkSPORT: “It’s weird. We’ve simply not seen the child. You wish to see him to see how he performs say within the Championship to see if he’s ok.
“I’m anxious to see. The sensation was that this was going to be the one. Gabriel has are available and been an excellent signing. Perhaps they really feel he’s too younger and wish him to exit to pastures new.
“To then mortgage him out when there was an actual downside there final season appears an actual thriller.”