Arsenal are likely to make changes in the summer transfer window.
A number of players left – including Sokratis, Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi and Arteta may have to sell some more players before he can buy, with money expected to be tight as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
One area they are looking to strengthen is at full-back.
Arteta wanted another left-back during the winter window, but was unable to bring in any competition for Kieran Tierney, so they will look to bolster there in the summer.
Right-back is also an area they will address, with Hector Bellerin tipped to move on.
And Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for Brighton defender Tariq Lamptey.
The former Chelsea starlet has shone since moving to the Amex in January 2020 and a number of top teams are looking at him.
By signing up for our Arsenal newsletter, you will receive a once-daily email, focused around goings-on at Emirates Stadium.
You won’t miss a thing when it comes to the Gunners – you’ll get all you need to know directly into your inbox.
We’ll also send out special newsletters with any big breaking news too.
And with the January transfer window now open there’s plenty of content to get your teeth into.
How do you sign up?
It’s easy and only takes seconds.
Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article – or any article on the Arsenal section of football.london in fact – labelled ‘Get the biggest daily stories by email’ and click ‘Subscribe’.
And that’s it, you’re all set.
If you decide later that you no longer wish to receive the emails, simply follow the unsubscribe link in one of the newsletters – but we don’t think you’ll want to.
For more details, click here.
football.london understands the Gunners are monitoring his situation, although he would command a sizeable fee, with the 20-year-old contracted to the Seagulls until 2025.
Arsenal have a number of exciting young English talents at their disposal, namely Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe.
And the Gunners supporters are already excited about the potential linkup between Saka and Lamptey down the right.
Lamptey would no doubt be an exciting signing for Arsenal, in an area they need to strengthen.
Whether it happens or not we will have to wait and see.