The true worth of Arsenal’s squad and how much Mikel Arteta can raise through player sales

For the second time in as many summers, the Arsenal squad received a mini overhaul.

In 2018 there were five new arrivals, while the likes of Jack Wilshere, Santi Cazorla and Lucas Perez were all allowed to depart the Emirates Stadium on permanent deals.

Then last summer, Laurent Koscielny, Alex Iwobi, Carl Jenkinson, Aaron Ramsey, Nacho Monreal and Danny Welbeck were just a number of high-profile exits at the north London outfit.

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It’s expected to be a busy summer with links to the likes of Dayot Upamecano, Odsonne Edouard and Carlos Soler among others heating up in recent days.

Although, with reports that the Gunners will once again have a limited transfer budget, head of football Raul Sanllehi technical director Edu and will have to be shrewd in the market.

But what about the value of the squad Gunners head coach Mikel Arteta already has at his disposal? Well, via transfermarkt, we take a look.


Bernd Leno

Now into his second full season at Arsenal, the German shown his class since replacing Petr Cech in between the sticks, but is also susceptible to the odd error. £31.5m

Emiliano Martinez

Back-up to Leno this season with his chances coming in the Europa League prior to Christmas. Has played in all the FA Cup ties thus far, but at 27 he needs to be playing first-team football. £3.15m

Matt Macey

Firmly behind Leno and Martinez in the pecking order, out of contract in June. £225k

Bernd Leno and Emi Martinez during a training session at London Colney
(Image: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)


The Greece international arrived from Borussia Dortmund in the same summer Unai Emery was appointed. A solid player with plenty of experience. £16.2m

Shkodran Mustafi

The Germany World Cup winner was signed for big money in 2016 and still has a few more years left to run on his contract. 13.5m

David Luiz

Brought in from Chelsea last summer as a replacement for Koscielny. He has had his moments this season, but isn’t a long-term solution to Arsenal’s defensive problems. £13.5m

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Rob Holding

Injury cruelly ended his 18/19 season prematurely just when he starting to establish himself in the team. Signed a new deal recently which protects his value. £10.8m

Pablo Mari

Has impressed in two appearances since joining on loan from Flamengo, but will he get a chance to earn a permanent deal? £5.4m

Kieran Tierney

Arsenal fans are yet to see the best of Tierney following his £25m move from Celtic last summer, but once he’s over the injuries he can establish himself under Arteta. £22.5m

Kieran Tierney during a training session at London Colney
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Sead Kolasinac

He is still not as comfortable as a left-back, a different prospect at left-wing back. The Bosnian arrived on a free from…