Would Arsenal miss Shkodran Mustafi if he left next summer? – originally published on Sportslens.com
Shkodran Mustafi plans to leave Arsenal at the end of the season when his current contract expires at Football.London .
Arsenal offered the 28-year-old central defender a contract extension in the summer of 2020, which the German international refused, according to the report.
The report has claimed that the former Sampdoria and Valencia center-back would like to return to Italy next summer if he is no longer with Arsenal.
Shkodran Mustafi's latest statistics 19659003] Mustafi has not had the best of times under former Arsenal manager Unai Emery. He told Sky Sports in August 2019 that it would be best for the defender to leave.
Emery made the comments anyway. The 28-year-old plays 31 times in the Premier League and six times in the Europa League for the Gunners in the 2018-19 season, according to WhoScored .
The defender made 13 league starts and two substitute appearances and played seven Europa League games for Arsenal last season after WhoScored .
So far this season, Mustafi has only played 41 minutes in the Premier League for Mikel Arteta's side, according to WhoScored .
Would Arsenal miss Shkodran Mustafi?
As the statistics from last season and this campaign show, Mustafi's role on the Arsenal team has declined.
Gabriel is playing well for the Gunners at the moment David Luiz is a very experienced soccer player and a leader in his back.
William Saliba is only 19 years old but could become an important player for the team in the coming weeks and months while Calum Chambers is still at the club.
Arsenal are u It is unlikely that he will miss Mustafi if he decides to leave for free next summer. The Gunners have enough center-backs on their books, although losing a player they have signed for free for over £ 35million as reported by BBC Sport would be bad business.