According to a report from The Express, Arsenal have added six strikers to their transfer shortlist ahead of their summer window.
Mikel Arteta has already lost Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, while Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah are both expected to walk away at the end of their contracts in July.
Arsenal have to sign at least one prolific striker, if not two, and Edu has a six-man shortlist ready now.
Six strikers are on Arsenal’s summer transfer wish list
The report claims that Arsenal really wanted to sign Dusan Vlahovic in January, but the Serbian is no longer an option. As a result, Arteta has named six strikers in his shortlist and it’s Edu’s job to bring one or two of them in.
Everton star Dominic Calvert-Lewin is on the list and the report claims he’ll cost in excess of £70 million. Victor Osimhen and Alexander Isak are also of interest but their price-tag is £80 million and £75 million respectively.
The three other names on Arsenal’s shortlist are Chelsea’s Armando Broja, Benfica’s 26-goal star Darwin Nunez and Lille’s Canadian forward Jonathan David, who will all cost a lot lesser than the other three.
Who should the Gunners sign?
This almost feels like career mode on FIFA 22, doesn’t it?
David would be an interesting option up top and our fantastic relationship with Lille could help us get this deal over the line. Nunez is another one who’d be incredible, but he hasn’t quite done it in a top European league yet.
Chelsea star Broja is an exciting young talent but it’s unlikely that the Blues will sell him to a direct rival like Arsenal.
That leaves us with Isak, Calvert-Lewin and Osimhen, who are all spectacular options. If we were in Arteta’s shoes, we’d go with the Napoli man, who has the potential to become one of the best strikers in the world in a few years’ time.