Shkodran Mustafi and Sokratis will be unloaded from the Arsenal team as soon as the transfer window is resumed.
Arteta is likely to part with the defensive players as reported by , as the Spaniard is determined on a defensive reshuffle before next season.
Mustafi, who has also had less than 18 months left for his current contract, since Mikel Arteta took over, has revived his position on the side.
Sokratis, who joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund in 2018, will see his deal lapse in the Emirates next season.
Moreover, Arsenal is said to have an interest in Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey after the withdrawal of Sokratis, with Gianluca Di Marzio assuming that the Gunners are deeply into the midfield.
Sokratis and Mustafi combined appeared 27 times in the premier league for the North London outfit this term.
Thomas Partey is said to have ordered the number five shirt in the Emirate, which is currently secured by Sokratis.