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Name: Mamadou Sakho
Projected Transfer Fee: £12-£18 million
Transfer Chance: 7.5/10
Sakho's stock has soared this season after impressive displays for both club and country. The PSG captain has been exceptional in Ligue 1 and has been solid for the national team as well. The French starlet has emerged as an outstanding leader and one of the best young centre-backs in the world.
Sakho is a tough-tackling, dynamic central defender. The Frenchman combines pace, strength and aerial ability, with good balance and composure on the ball.
Although Manchester United and Chelsea have been monitoring Sakho's development at PSG, Liverpool has become the main competitor to land the young star. The Frenchman's unique combination of pace and strength makes him an ideal fit for the EPL.
While he excels at the centre-back position, Sakho can also play at left back. The highly touted PSG starlet has all the potential to become an elite central defender in the future.
Wenger has been known to prefer French talent, which marks Arsenal as the most likely destination for the young defender. With many of his international teammates already at the club, the PSG captain would be a welcomed addition.
The Gunners' defensive woes have been one of the main areas of concern for the past few years. Although the left-footed Frenchman would not be the ideal partner for Vermaelen, his talent and skill set would be a boost for the weak Arsenal backline. Sakho could become the next great captain of the Gunners, and Wenger will be more than willing to pay his £12-£18 million transfer fee.