Mikel Arteta admits Arsenal need another midfielder this month after Mohamed Elneny injury
Mikel Arteta has conceded Arsenal need another midfielder and could be forced into the January transfer market following a serious injury to Mohamed Elneny.
The manager said there are fears the knee problem, suffered in training before this month's north London derby, could keep him out for the rest of the season.
Declan Rice has already emerged as Arsenal's top target this summer, with Arteta prepared to break the club's transfer record to sign the England international.
But the club could now try for a January signing, too, with Everton's Amadou Onana and Brighton's Moises Caicedo among those linked with Arsenal ahead of Tuesday night's deadline.
Both would be expensive but the manager said on Wednesday: 'If there's anything else available that can make us better we'll look at it we need some more cover in midfield ideally if we can.
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