Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is rapidly working out of choices as he appears to be like to usher in a brand new striker earlier than the January switch window closes.
The Gunners went all in for Fiorentina ahead Dusan Vlahovic solely to see the Serbian go for a transfer to Italian giants Juventus as an alternative.
However the membership stays eager to usher in a brand new striker regardless of lacking out on Vlahovic as additionally they try to ship out Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang following the disciplinary breach he dedicated in December which noticed him stripped of the membership captaincy and ostracised from Arteta’s squad.
And the Gabon worldwide could also be about to get his transfer after the membership acquired two affords for the striker, with Arteta scrambling round for different choices up entrance.
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Aubameyang affords acquired
Arsenal have acquired two affords for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Barcelona and Juventus each seem eager to convey Aubameyang in earlier than the switch window closes, however the participant’s vacation spot might hinge on Spanish ahead Alvaro Morata.
With Morata set to affix Barcelona from Juventus within the coming days, the domino impact of the switch window might be on full show because the Gunners attempt to do away with their former captain.
Vlahovic snub defined
Dusan Vlahovic’s agent has defined why the Serbian ahead has determined to affix Juventus quite than Arsenal.
The Gunners have pushed arduous to usher in Vlahovic this month solely to see their switch plans go up in smoke after the ahead agreed a transfer to Turin as an alternative.
It has reportedly left Arsenal annoyed at their curiosity getting used as ‘a smokescreen’ whereas the participant and his consultant labored on a transfer to Juventus behind the scenes.
And the participant’s agent, Darko Ristic, has issued a quite simple motive when requested why Vlahovic is becoming a member of The Previous Woman.
Striker choices laid out
Mikel Arteta is discovering his choices dwindling as he goals to usher in a brand new ahead earlier than the switch window closes.
Dusan Vlahovic won’t be arriving on the Emirates Stadium this month as he is opted to affix Juventus as an alternative.
Arteta is alleged to be eager on Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin instead choice, though his membership are unlikely to wish to promote till the top of the season as they combat to stave off relegation from the Premier League.
That leaves the membership taking a look at Alexander Isak, Jonathan David, Ollie Watkins, Luka Jovic and Diego Costa – however all include potential obstacles.