Carragher Disappointed Arsenal Failed To Recruit Van Dijk
Jamie Carragher regretted Arsenal’s failure to recruit Virgil Van Dijk this summer Agen Sbobet Terpercaya. He considered the figure of Van Dijk will play for the title of the Premier League season 2017/18.
Van Dijk became one of the most coveted players lately. In addition to Arsenal, the Dutch defender was also hunted by Liverpool and Chelsea.
Unfortunately, Van Dijk owner club, Southampton reluctant to sell it. Though a number of clubs have offered up to 50 million pounds sterling.
“Arsenal conceded 44 goals last season, and I think it’s too much for the champions, just look at the last three champions, Chelsea conceded only 33 goals, Leicester 36 goals and Chelsea 32 goals in 2015,” Carragher said as quoted by the Evening Standard.
“So I’m surprised Arsenal are not buying a new central defender, especially since they will often use three defenders,” the Liverpool legend added.
This season Arsenal only recruit two new players. Namely Sead Kolasinac who plays the left back and the club’s most expensive striker, Alexandre Lacazette.
“You can see, Arsenal is more concerned with attack because Arsene Wenger has such a principle, compared with Chelsea for example that is concerned with defense so buy some defenders,” said Carragher.