Arsenal had been credited with an curiosity in Alexander Isak over the summer transfer window, however had been dealt a big blow. The Sweden worldwide, who impressed for his nation over the Euro 2020 event, put pen to paper on a brand new long-term contract with Spanish membership Real Sociedad to successfully finish hypothesis over a transfer within the summer window. However, in accordance with a recent report from Spanish information outlet Fichajes, the 21-year-old striker may nonetheless make a transfer to the Premier League within the close to future ought to a membership set off £77million launch clause. Isak’s new contract with Sociedad doesn’t expire till the summer of 2026, however there may not be loads the La Liga outfit may do if the clause is met.
Arsenal might be within the transfer marketplace for one other striker subsequent summer with Alexandre Lacazette’s future on the Emirates Stadium nonetheless unclear. The French centre-forward now has lower than 12 months remaining on his present contract with the Gunners and is free to speak for international golf equipment within the January transfer window, ought to an extension not be agreed earlier than then. Speaking about his future in April, Lacazette mentioned: “My plan is to win a trophy with the membership this season and it will be simple for me to faux to have a contract extension. “Everything shouldn’t be solely on my facet, there’s additionally the membership, the supervisor. There are various things we’ve got to consider. “I do not assume it is the proper second to speak about it.” The 30-year-old ahead has made simply two appearances in all competitions for Arsenal to this point this season, with just one coming within the Premier League. Lacazette was an unused substitute within the Gunners’ latest 1-0 win towards Norwich City on Saturday afternoon, with aim scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang main the road.