Arsenal have been linked with Turkish international Arda Turan over the years but the move never materialized.
As per recent reports going on in the media (Sport), Barcelona have told the likes of Turan, Vidal and Vermaelen that they are free to leave the Catalan club in the winter transfer window.
Arsenal have recently been interested (Daily Mail) in hiring his services and now, they have a terrific chance to lure him. In my opinion, Wenger must splash the cash to finally sign the versatile attacking midfielder.
The 30-year-old playmaker has won major prizes with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in Spain and has the experience to improve the Gunners going into the second half of the campaign.
His current contract with the Spanish giants will expire in 2020 and it has a mammoth release clause of €125million (Sport). However, since Barcelona do not want him around so we can expect that his price is going to be significantly low in January.
Capable of playing anywhere in the attacking third, Arda started 20 games in all competitions for Barca last season and directly contributed in as many goals (13 goals and 7 assists).
Unfortunately, this season, he has mainly been on the treatment table. In your opinion, should Wenger sign Arda Turan in January?
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