Arsenal were told that Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus will be the proper signing to herald for the duration of the summer switch window.
Mikel Arteta is seeking to bolster his hanging options this summer season after the departure of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and the imminent launch of Alexandre Lacazette. Eddie Nketiah is now reportedly set to sign a brand new contract on the Emirates but he might be their sole specialist striker closing at the Emirates.
A quantity of massive names have been connected with actions to Arsenal including Tammy Abraham and Victor Osimhen, but one of the maximum talked-approximately possibilities is Man City’s Jesus, a player Arteta coached for the duration of his time running with Pep Guardiola on the Etihad.
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Landing the Brazilian will not be smooth however. As properly as the Gunners, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Chelsea have all been related with actions for Jesus and with all 4 gambling within the Champions League, Arsenal may additionally have their paintings cut out.
But that does not imply Edu should now not cross all out to deliver within the marksman. Former Premier League striker Darren Bent has now entreated them to get the deal executed, saying he’s the proper player for the membership right now.
“A step within the proper direction,” Bent said on talkSPORT on Tuesday morning. “I suppose Arsenal are crying out for a centre-ahead. I recognise Lacazette’s leaving on the give up of the season, Eddie Nketiah is near signing a brand new deal I think but is he the answer long term? Not pretty but.
“I suppose he desires a person there with him and Gabriel Jesus could be best. His file 58 goals in 159 Premier League video games is decent, he’s got almost 100 for Manchester City – I assume he’s on 95. I think he’s shown in case you give him a sustained run in the group playing centre-forward, he’ll rating desires. I think he’s the right age, right person, I’d love to peer him at Arsenal.”