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Arsenal ‘keen to sign Napoli striker Victor Osimhen as well as Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus’

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Arsenal are reportedly looking to sign Napoli forward Victor Osimhen as well as Manchester City‘s Gabriel Jesus as they aim to bolster their attacking options this summer.

The Gunners missed out on Champions League qualification by two points on the final day of the season as arch-rivals Tottenham pipped them to fourth spot.

While Mikel Arteta’s young side showed promise throughout the season, they did not have a reliable goal-scoring striker and accordingly ended the league with eight less goals than Spurs.

Victor Osimhen's agent reportedly met with Arsenal last week to discuss a potential transfer Victor Osimhen's agent reportedly met with Arsenal last week to discuss a potential transfer

Victor Osimhen’s agent reportedly met with Arsenal last week to discuss a potential transfer

Given that forwards Eddie Nketiah and Alexandre Lacazette are both out of contract this summer, picking up two new strikers could be an important move for Arsenal.

According to Goal, Osimhen’s agent flew to London for talks with Arsenal about a potential transfer last week.

However, the north London club understands Napoli will only consider offers considerably above the £65million that they played for the 23-year-old two years ago.

Arsenal’s failure to secure fourth place may hinder their chances of signing the in-demand Nigerian striker, as they are likely to be bidding against teams that can offer Champions League football.

Gabriel Jesus will struggle for game time when Erling Haaland arrives if he stays at Man City Gabriel Jesus will struggle for game time when Erling Haaland arrives if he stays at Man City

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