Wenger to retain Mavropanos for this season

first_imgTransfers Wenger to keep Mavropanos at Arsenal until end of season Chris Wheatley Arsenal correspondent Last updated 1 year ago 10:24 1/11/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Mavropanos Getty Transfers Arsenal Chelsea v Arsenal Chelsea League Cup The defender was expected to go out on loan but will now remain with Arsenal until the end of the season Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he will keep new signing Konstantinos Mavropanos at the club until the end of the season.The £2million signing from Greek side PAS Giannina was expected to be sent out on loan this month in a bid to gain experience, with Werder Bremen in advanced talks over a move.However, the Greek under-21 international has impressed Gunners boss Wenger and coaches during his first week in training, prompting the French boss to keep him at the club instead. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player “I personally want to keep him until May to know him better, to assess his level,” Wenger said.”The first signs he showed in training were so encouraging that I decided to keep him.”Mavropanos has impressed in training all week. Amazing rise for the 20-year-old who only played a handful of games in Greece. https://t.co/EzJ2WI20yB— Chris Wheatley (@ChrisWheatley_) January 10, 2018Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac are currently out injured which could open up the possibility of Mavropanos featuring in the coming games.Wenger’s side play Bournemouth in the Premier League on Sunday and currently sit five points off the sought-after Champions League qualification places.last_img

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