Arsenal may be in the market for a new midfielder following the departure today to Sao Paulo on a season long loan. It is ironic that another Brazilian could come in to replace Denilson.
Juventus’ Felipe Melo is back on Arsenal’s radar after he was left out of Juventus’ pre-season squad that has gone on tour to the USA. Melo was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal as Wenger as an admirer of the defensive midfielder. Arsenal currently have Alex Song to fill in that role but Melo could come in and challenge Song for that position of some matches Wenger may opt to play with two holding midfielders.
I know some fans do not rate Melo highly but we could get him at a cut price deal since he has fallen out of favour with Juventus. Being 28-years-old he would provide an element of much needed experience to the Arsenal squad.
Arsenal have not really gotten a replacement in the middle of the park since Vieira left. I am not saying that Melo could be the ‘new’ Vieira but he could try to add some much needed steal to our midfield.
What are your thoughts on Melo possibly coming to Arsenal?