Kolkata, December 27: Arsenal so far have had a tough time in the Premier League and in the first game under new coach Mikel Arteta, things have not changed either.
The former Manchester City assistant coach only managed to salvage a point against AFC Bournemouth, but there is hope that his arrival can help steady the ship, slowly but surely.
Going by Arsenal's squad so far, the North London side surely need some reinforcement in the coming January window.
But while many names have been linked with a transfer some potential exits are also on the cards. We look at three players, who are now being tipped to depart.
Xhaka was brought back into the side after Emery Unai's departure by Freddie Ljungberg after he was stripped of his captaincy earlier in the season due to misconduct with fans. Arteta too was in awe of the Swiss international and suggested it will be a fresh start for everyone. But it is presumed that the midfielder has already made his mind to move in January and he could soon be flying to Bundesliga with Hertha Berlin most likely destination. His agent too recently has claimed that his client has already reached an agreement with the German side. And unless there is a massive turn of events, he should be the first name from the squad to depart.