Which strikers are Arsenal concentrating on this summer time?
The Gunners are stated to have obtained a lift of their pursuit of Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic, with the Serie A facet now getting ready for all times with out the Serbian, probably opening the door for a transfer to the Emirates Stadium.
In latest days, Mikel Arteta has additionally registered his curiosity in Pink Bull Salzburg’s Noah Okafor, nevertheless there could also be competitors for his signature, with London rivals Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United additionally plotting strikes.
Folarin Balogun is because of return from his mortgage spell at Reims earlier than the beginning of subsequent season, whereas the likes of Gabriel Jesus and Eddie Nketiah stay on the membership, so Arsenal needs to be well-stocked in attacking areas, however that has not stopped them from eyeing further choices.
Based on a report from CalcioMercato (through Sport Witness), the Gunners plan to supply greater than €50m (£44m) to win the race for Hojlund, an quantity that Atalanta president Antonio Percassi could be unable to refuse. Nevertheless, the north London membership aren’t the one Premier League facet within the Dane, and Newcastle United are prepared to spend the identical quantity, with the public sale set to start out as quickly because the Serie A season involves a detailed. The report additionally stipulates that the striker’s value may very well be pushed even larger, topic to his performances in the course of the the rest of the marketing campaign.
Would Hojlund be signing for Arsenal?
Since breaking into the Atalanta crew this season, the Copenhagen-born marksman has gone from power to power, taking his tally for the season to seven within the Serie A with a purpose towards Empoli within the final match. Not solely that, however the 20-year-old has been sensational for Denmark within the present worldwide break, scoring 5 objectives in two video games, after which he was lauded an “absolute monster within the making” by soccer scout Jacek Kulig.
Judging by his goal-scoring exploits for membership and nation, the starlet has huge potential, and will go on to be a prime Premier League participant, nevertheless it’s questionable whether or not he’s actually wanted.
Balogun has been incredible in Ligue 1 for Reims this time period, scoring 17 objectives, the joint-third highest quantity of any participant within the division, and he has earned his alternative to problem for Jesus’ place within the first crew subsequent season, so maybe the cash could be higher spent in different positions inside the squad.