David Ospina and Joel Campbell seem set to exit the club in the coming days, according to reports.
The Colombian stopper is in Italy currently to tie up a loan move to Napoli, with the Italian club paying Arsenal 1m for his services for the season.
This move has been on the cards for some time, with the addition of Bernd Leno and the stature of Petr Cech and how well regarded he is by Unai Emery, Ospina has had his cards marked since the start of the summer, with the only mystery being where he would go.
Now Napoli seem to be his destination, but with the Serie A runners-up already having signed goalkeepers this window, Ospina seems to have a fight on his hands for the number1 jersey.
Ospina has made 29 appearances for the club since joining in 2014 and has played his part in our recent FA Cup successes.
Joel Campbell recently was omitted from Arsenal’s Premier League squad roster, meaning that a departure was impending. With Europe still able to purchase, it seems the Costa Rican is set for Serie A side Frosinone.
Campbell has been with Arsenal since 2011, but has been on loan on six separate occasions - making more appearances for three of those clubs than he has in the red and white of Arsenal - he has only amassed 23 performances with the cannon on his chest.
Campbell’s appearances were mainly made in the 2015/16 season, scoring three goals and filling in after injuries decimated our attack. The forward always gave his all for the club on the pitch and never performed badly, and can be proud of his displays and what he did for Arsenal.
These two departures mean that two more lots of wages are freed up from our ever-increasing wage bill. Now that Stan Kroenke is the sole owner of the club, balancing the books could be a fixture of our activity, and these two sales will make a bit of difference, although with our recent purchases in the last year, our wages are higher than they have ever been.
There are still some other players who could be offloaded, ones that have precious little chance of making any first team impact. These players leaving would also free up minutes for our promising youngsters to shine in the few occasions they will be called upon.
Expect some more departures before the month is out.