Arsenal urged to sell three stars

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Arsenal have been urged to offload three first team stars in the next transfer window, including one on their highest earners.

With just the FA Cup final left on the agenda, Gunners coach Mikel Arteta could already be focusing on next season.

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Former Gunners striker Charlie Nicholas feels the North London should be looking to sell Mesut Ozil, Mustafi and Sokraris to freshen up the squad.

“This has been a tough test for Mikel Arteta, but I think Arsenal have realised they have got to go all out and sort the defence out. If the defence is sorted, they can start moving up the table.

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“Some players need moving out of the door, Ozil, Sokratis, Mustafi - these players have to move on, and Arsenal need to freshen things up.

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“The defence is key to the rebuild, they have been rebuilding for seven, eight years, this period in particular has been awful for Arsenal fans, but I think Arteta knows the right path to take.”