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​Arsenal hero Nicholas: Emery must sell three players

Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas is hoping that boss Unai Emery will move three players on during a summer clear out.

The Gunners are finalising their transfer plans as they attempt to make a push for a Champions League position next season.

And Nicholas is hoping that Emery will move Mesut Ozil, Lucas Torreira and Henrikh Mkhitaryan if the right offers are made.

He told Sky Sports: "We're being slow again in the market. The manager has identified plenty of options. Defensively is the key area.

"I just hope we don't delay these deals. Arsenal need to get into the market. We can't afford someone like Aaron Wan-Bissaka but we need a whole new defence really.

"We need three defenders to come in which will cost £60-£70m.

"Who can they get out of the door? If you can get the right offer for Mesut Ozil you'd sell. Mkhitaryan can go and you want to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.

"Torreira seems to be interested in going back to Italy. If you can get the right money: take it."

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