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Attacker pushing for transfer with Arsenal able to pay £77m for his signing

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Arsenal are able to £77 million to signal an attacker as he pushes for a transfer this summer season, with the Gunners’ switch plans taking form forward of subsequent window.

Edu and Arteta need new ahead at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta has watched from the dugout as his aspect get pleasure from a sensational run of goalscoring type, however the membership are nonetheless anticipated to pursure a brand new quantity 9 this yr.

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The Premier League table-toppers have scored 33 league targets of their final eight prime flight video games, and that form of attacking imperiousness will hand actual hope to supporters who want to see Arsenal elevate their first title in twenty years.

Nevertheless, no matter their 2024 resurgence, it stays the case that Emirates Stadium chiefs are planning to herald a brand new centre-forward later this yr. Sporting star Viktor Gyokeres is on Arsenal’s radar, as is Napoli ahead Victor Osimhen, with dependable journalist Fabrizio Romano tipping the membership to spend “essential cash” on a brand new quantity 9.

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“We all know there’s curiosity since a very long time from Chelsea, there’s curiosity additionally since very long time from Arsenal, we heard about [Viktor] Gyokeres, Arsenal are monitoring completely different strikers,” stated Romano on Osimhen’s future to CaughtOffside earlier this month.

“Let’s see if Osimhen can be too costly as a result of Arsenal need to do a really huge funding additionally within the midfield. Regulate Arsenal this summer season as a result of within the midfield and within the striker place they need to make investments essential cash.”

Osimhen’s future at Napoli is a very curious case, with the membership’s president, Aurelio De Laurentiis, inserting a £113 million launch clause into the striker’s new deal.

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It will absolutely spark a bidding battle for the striker’s providers, and he appears set to probably the most sought-after big-name forwards for switch this summer season.

Osimhen, rumoured to be on a base wage of round £210,000-per-week following his new deal, has been Serie A’s most devastating centre-forward over the previous couple of seasons.

Arsenal able to pay £77 million for Osimhen this summer season

In line with Italian information outlet Il Mattino, as relayed by Napoli Journal, Arsenal are “prepared to achieve” £77 million for Osimhen’s signing alongside the likes of Chelsea and PSG.

Whereas that is considerably under his clause, De Laurentiis apparently does not demand the total worth, which is able to come as a lift for Arsenal sporting director Edu. Osimhen, for his half, is pushing for a change of surroundings as he grows bored with life in Italy.

“Osimhen will depart as a result of he’s the primary to push for a change of surroundings,” wrote Il Mattino. “He can now not stand Serie A and is on the lookout for new adventures.

“Numerous intermediaries are already in motion, additionally as a result of his agent Calenda was already unable to deliver the precise supply for the striker final yr. In the intervening time, there are Chelsea, Arsenal and PSG prepared to achieve 90 million: nobody pays the clause, however De Laurentiis does not demand it.”