Arsenal endured a difficult first season under the management of Spanish boss Unai Emery.
It was always going to be difficult for the former Sevilla and PSG man after 22 years of Arsene Wenger in North London, with Emery attempting to implement his own ideas and style.
Despite tough spells throughout the season, Emery did lead Arsenal to the Europa League final and only narrowly missed out on a Champions League place by finishing 5th in the Premier League.
The campaign did end on a sour note, though, as Arsenal were humiliated in the Europa League by Chelsea – losing 4-1 in Baku to Maurizio Sarri’s side.
Arsenal will now be busy in the transfer window looking to add new signings to their squad in order to improve for next season, with the Premier League campaign just a month away.
With that in mind, here is how Arsenal could line up next season if they sign some of their reported targets…
The German shot-stopper impressed in his first season at the club. He was often let down by his defence, but provided a number of eye-catching performances for the Gunners.
Bellerin will be hoping that he is fully fit in time for the start of the season. He missed the majority of the last campaign, with Ainsley Maitland-Niles filling in for him at right-back.
Arsenal’s defence was poor last season, but Sokratis still managed to impress at the back. He will be looking to show what he can do in a more stable defence next term, if Arsenal can bring in the players they want.
Arsenal have been linked with a move for Argentine defender Walter Kanneman. The experienced Gremio centre-back could be a solid addition to Emery’s defensive unit.
Arsenal have been heavily linked with Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney. The Scotland international would be an excellent signing for Arsenal and improve their options at left-back.
We predict that Xhaka will keep his place in the midfield next season. The Swiss international could even captain the side, with Laurent Koscielny unlikely to be starting in the defence.
Despite some speculation over his future, we predict that Torreira will remain at Arsenal and start next season in the Premier League. The tenacious midfielder will be looking to kick on after an impressive debut season in English football.
Arsenal have been touted with interest in Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez this month. The Spanish international would be a stellar signing for the Gunners, to add more quality out wide.
Emery could look to use Lacazette in a slightly deeper position, dropping off the main striker. The French forward was sensational last season, but could still have more to offer.
The Nigerian international has never been able to consistently produce goals and assists during his Arsenal career. He will be hoping that that can change during the next campaign.
Who else? The Gabon international has been superb ever since his move from Borussia Dortmund in January 2018. The prolific goalscorer is set to lead the line for Arsenal again next season.