Arsenal have top creative central midfielders in the squad such as the likes of Wilshere and Ramsey.
However, they seriously lack a top defensive midfielder at the moment.
The Gunners currently have Flamini and Arteta who play the enforcer role but they are clearly not good enough as per the required standard to compete against the very best.
On the other hand, they have now agreed deal to send French DM Francis Coquelin on loan for a month.
According to Arsenal’s official website, it has been confirmed that the 23 year old midfielder star will be playing for Charlton Athletic for a month.
“French midfielder Francis Coquelin has joined Championship side Charlton Athletic on loan for a month,”
“A French youth international, Francis heads to Charlton Athletic for the opportunity to gain first-team playing time. Everyone at Arsenal wishes Francis well for his time at The Valley.”
The French star joined the Emirates Club in 2008 and has featured in only 43 games for the North London club.
With Arsenal looking to sign world class defensive midfielder in the winter transfer window, Coquelin might not have a future in the first team of Arsenal it seems.
This is his third loan spell since joining Arsenal after previous outings with Lorient and Freigburg.
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