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Arsenal Transfer Round-Up: Edu Hold Talk To Sign Alberto, Fabrizio Romano Confirmed Top Striker Arrive, Kulusevski Latest

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Arsenal want to sign ‘important striker’ in January

According to Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal are looking to sign an “important striker” in one of the upcoming transfer windows.

The Gunners boss Mikel Arteta is keen on strengthen his front-line after Aubameyang, Lacazette, Martinelli and Eddie Nketiah struggled in front of goal this season.

Their struggled in front of goal affect Arsenal in recent weeks, with Mikel Arteta’s men defeated three times in their last four league matches.

Emile Smith-Rowe is the Gunners leading goal-scorer with a return of five goals in 14 appearances in the Premier League, while Aubameyang netted four times in 14 games.

Last summer, the Gunners have expressed interest in signing Lautaro Martinez from Inter Milan but the deal unable to complete due to materialism.

Earlier last month, Mikel Arteta’s side held a productive talks with Fiorentina over a potential signing of Dusan Vlahovic but the Serbia international appeared not interested in move to Emirates.

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However, ahead of upcoming transfer window, Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that Arsenal are looking to sign a new striker but played down the chances of the Gunners securing deals for either Martinez or Vlahovic.

‘Arsenal’s plan, from what I’m told, is to sign an important striker in the coming months,’ Romano told the Here We Go podcast.

‘Let’s see if it’ll be January or the summer. They were interested in Lautaro Martinez but Inter said: ‘no, wait until the summer’.

‘They have an interest in Dusan Vlahovic but the player is not looking for this kind of solution right now. But Arsenal are looking for a young striker and they want to do something interesting for the club.

‘I’d keep an eye on strikers for Arsenal in the coming months.’

Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Real Sociedad’s Alexander Isak and Sevilla’s Youssef En Nesyri, were all among primary targets for the London club ahead of January transfer window.

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Edu Gasper Hold Talks With Internacional In Order signing Yuri Alberto

Arsenal have reportedly positioned themselves in bid to land Internacional striker Yuri Alberto in one of the next two transfer windows.

The Gunners are on the lookout for a new striker and have been linked with the likes of Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Jonathan David, Alexander Isak and Dusan Vlahovic.

But the deal look like complicated for now, as a result of that club technical director Edu Gasper trying to looking at potential new options for Mikel Arteta.

According to Goal Brazil, Gunners have opened talks with Yuri Alberto’s agent, Andre Cury, in aim of bring in the highly-rated forward to Emirates.

Alberto, 20, has established himself as one of the top young talents in Brazilian football, with the forward scored 19 goals and provided four assists so far this term.

However, his contract still has over three-and-a-half years left to run, but the report adds that the Brazilian outfit will consider selling if a bid in the region of £12.7million is tabled by Arsenal or any other interested club.

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Arsenal open talks to sign Juventus star

Arsenal are set to open talks with Juventus in order to sign Dejan Kulusevski in the upcoming transfer window, according to Italian outlet La Repubblica (via the Mirror).

The Gunners manager Mikel Arteta is keen on booster his attacking options after his side’s struggled in front of goal in recent weeks.

Arsenal have recorded tenth games unbeaten in recent months, but suffering defeats against Liverpool, Manchester United and Everton, due to attacking failure.

Despite spending close to £140 million in the summer, Arsenal’s rebuilding under the management of Mikel Arteta seems far from over.

According to the aforementioned source, the Gunners are now targeting a January swoop for Juventus winger Dejan Kulusevski.

The north London club are prepared to offer £25 million with additional bonuses of around £4 million. However, Juventus are set to demand a fee in the range of £34 million.

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