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Arsenal are currently in ninth place in the Premier League and playing in the quarter-finals of the Europa League. It’s obvious, that the club needs a huge summer overhaul ahead of the 2021/22 season. The Gunners’ technical director Edu is set to have a busy summer, but he has reportedly started his business.
Mikel Arteta’s side has reportedly decided the club’s next transfer moves. Here are five players Arsenal are interested in and could sign during the summer transfer window.
Brighton’s Tariq Lamptey could join the Gunners to replace Hector Bellerin. The Spaniard has been linked with a move to PSG. Lamptey joined Brighton from Chelsea and Arsenal would have to pay around £30million to lure him to the Emirates.
Arsenal need reinforcements in the striking departure. According to reports, the Gunners have a ‘solid enquiry’ for Celtic’s Edouard. The Scottish club reportedly wants £22million for the 23-year-old. Edouard has made 34 appearances for Celtic this season so far, he has scored 20 goals and has created 5 assists.
RB Leipzig centre-back Konate is also on the Gunners’ wishlist. Arsenal among several top European clubs targeting the 21-year-old this summer. The player is valued at £35million.
Odegaard is currently playing for Arsenal as he made a loan switch from Real Madrid. However, he could be on the Gunners’ list of targets, as Mikel Arteta wants to make his move permanent. However, Arsenal will face a huge stumbling block as the player reportedly has £300 million break clause at Real Madrid.
Arsenal are also interested in signing Eintracht Frankfurt defender Evan N’Dicka, as they have already held talks with his representatives, according to Express. The France Under-21 international has been a regular fixture in the Frankfurt defence this season. He joined the Bundesliga side from French club Auxerre in 2018 for just under £5million.