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PSV Eindhoven midfielder Kevin Strootman was linked with a move to Arsenal over the summer before the transfer window opened. Since then, it's been pretty quiet on that front—which could either mean that the Gunners have gone cold on a deal for the Dutchman, or they're getting close to securing his services.
Strootman stated in this Sky Sports report that he was open to a summer move, and with the Mirror linking Arsenal with a potential summer bid, he's definitely a candidate worth considering.
And what a signing he would be.
In terms of underrated midfielders, Strootman is arguably the cream of the crop. He has the capacity to chime into an attack in any aspect required—passing, creating, crossing, finishing—and will always give his all on the field. He has a great motor and a strong defensive understanding, and with his physical attributes, he would make a very strong Premier League midfielder.
They'll likely need to beat Manchester United if they want to sign Strootman, but it would certainly be a move worth making for the North London club this summer.
Arsenal would finally have the complete midfielder they've been searching for and would certainly be reinvigorated next season as a result.
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