Arsenal suffered a major blow yesterday when young English left-back suffered a hamstring injury and has been sidelined for three weeks.
Andre Santos, the backup for Gibbs has been displaying poor form recently. Arsenal face FC Bayern Munich in a few weeks and without a good left back, Arsenal's defense might not cope with Robben and Ribery's trickery and intelligence.
Arsenal are rumoured to be in the hunt for a left back and have identified Monreal as a cover for injury prone Gibbs. The Spaniard enjoyed a decent season at Malaga and if Arsenal sign him, it will be a big boost for a fragile defense. More to follow