How Arsenal could line up with Diego Costa, Isco and Joan Jordan as Arteta eyes transfer splurge to save season

ARSENAL could have a new-look side in the coming weeks as Mikel Arteta looks to three transfers to save the season.

The Gunners' stuttering start to the Premier League saw them in 15th with 14 points from 14 games on Christmas Day.

A huge 3-1 win over rivals Chelsea gave the club a major boost but with the transfer window opening on Friday, Arteta may look to bolster his struggling squad.

Matteo Guendouzi and Lucas Torreira both headed out on loan for the 2020-21 campaign while Granit Xhaka – despite his Boxing Day free-kick – Dani Ceballos, Mohamed Elneny and Thomas Partey are not finding their best form.

As revealed by SunSport, Arsenal are after Sevilla midfielder Joan Jordan.

Sevilla have put a £55million buy-out clause on the all-action midfielder but the LaLiga side are ready to listen to offers of around £32m.

And the Spaniard is understood to be keen on a move to the Premier League, especially to work under compatriot Arteta.

Further forward, Arsenal's lack of a creative No10 has been a major cause for concern this season – with Mesut Ozil outcasted by the club paying him £350,000 per week.

Emile Smith Rowe excelled against Chelsea but the opportunity to land Isco could be tempting.

However, there would be competition for the Real Madrid attacking midfielder from Everton, Juventus and Inter Milan.

In attack, free agent Diego Costa could be an option after his release from Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.

Spanish outlet AS claim Mikel Arteta was already monitoring Costa’s situation with keen interest as he looks to bring the ex-Chelsea striker back to London.

That could see Costa lead the line in front of an attacking trio of Isco, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Bukayo Saka, with Gabriel Martinelli, Nicolas Pepe, Willian and Reiss Nelson alternative options.

Partey and Jordan could link up together at the base of the midfield, protecting a back four of Hector Bellerin, Pablo Mari, Gabriel and Kieran Tierney with Bernd Leno between the sticks.

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