Mikel Arteta facing Europa League squad problem to make room for new Arsenal signings
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta will have to leave a first-team player out of the clubs Europa League squad following the signings of Leandro Trossard and Jakub Kiwior.
The Gunners signed Poland international defender Kiwior for 21million from Spezia and are trying to do a deal for Real Valladolid full-back Ivan Fresneda. That comes on top of their 27m signing of Trossard from Brighton while they are in the market for a January loan move for a midfielder to strengthen their squad for the title run-in.
Unlike last season, it is not only domestically where the North London side are aiming for silverware as they are into the Round of 16 of the Europa League. Artetas side avoided the playoff round of matches by topping their group ahead of PSV Eindhoven, meaning they will not return to the competition until March.
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