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Arsenal plotting bid to signal “environment friendly” £100m striker Odegaard is aware of nicely

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Arsenal are reportedly lining up one other mammoth signing this summer time and will shell out £100m+ as soon as once more, this time on a star striker.

Gunners aiming for brand spanking new ahead

Although they’re presently difficult for the Premier League title, there appears to be a widespread consensus that one other addition to Arsenal’s frontline would solely serve to make them even higher.

Gabriel Jesus has suffered a stop-start season due to accidents, whereas Eddie Nketiah has typically been ignored in favour of extra ad-hoc choices in Mikel Arteta’s aspect. In latest weeks, Kai Havertz has led the road to good impact, however there’s a feeling that he is probably not the long run answer to their issues as a pure quantity 9.

Arsenal’s striker choices

Participant

Video games began as striker

Targets

Assists

Gabriel Jesus

10

4

3

Eddie Nketiah

10

5

2

Leandro Trossard

4

3

1

Kai Havertz

5

3

3

With that in thoughts, the Gunners are regarded as on the hunt for a striker this summer time, and one identify simply will not go away.

Arsenal plotting transfer for Newcastle star Isak

Now The Solar report that Arsenal are lining up a transfer for Newcastle striker Alexander Isak in a transfer that might nicely price £100m. They declare that the Gunners are ‘believed to be already plotting a summer time transfer’ for the Swede as they give the impression of being to rectify their striker points from latest campaigns, although north London rivals Tottenham are additionally regarded as . It has been one other sturdy season for Isak, who has managed 14 Premier League targets to observe up on his spectacular debut marketing campaign.

The 24-year-old has been showered with reward since his arrival within the Premier League, and has lengthy been heralded a younger star within the making. Talking about his time in Sweden, Aftonbladet journalist Kristoffer Bergstrom defined: “Isak’s angle and elegance stood out. He wasn’t exceptionally quick and his photographs weren’t particularly highly effective, however he learn the sport higher than anybody. He by no means dribbled simply to point out off. Every little thing he does is for a purpose. His recreation may be very environment friendly.”

Martin Odegaard and Alexander Isak Actual Sociedad

In fact, present Gunners skipper Martin Odegaard is aware of the Swede nicely. The pair racked up 35 appearances collectively at Actual Sociedad, the place the ex-Actual Madrid man spent 12 months on mortgage. Throughout that point, the duo mixed for 4 targets, all of which have been scored by Isak and assisted by Odegaard.

Although Eddie Howe has issued a hands-off warning in latest days, Newcastle’s place with monetary honest play might drive them to half methods with one among their stars this summer time, and with Sven Botman now set to overlook as much as 9 months with a knee damage, the alternatives are restricted.

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Arsenal have already proven a propensity to spend huge on Premier League expertise, setting a (temporary) switch document after they signed Declan Rice from West Ham United final summer time in a deal value £110m, whereas Kai Havertz additionally arrived from Chelsea for an enormous £65m.

The Gunners have been keen on Isak earlier than Newcastle pinched him from Actual Sociedad, and having seen him develop into some of the prolific strikers within the Premier League on Tyneside, it’s no shock that Mikel Arteta and co. are contemplating re-kindling that curiosity this summer time.