Arsenal have been reportedly eager on signing Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez in the course of the summer season A plethora of experiences linked the 24-year-old to the Emirates Stadium however the Argentine worldwide ultimately signed a brand new contract with the Nerazzurri, growing his worth to round €120million (£100million), in line with CIES Football Observatory. Now, transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has revealed that the Gunners priority for the January transfer window is a striker and admitted that Technical Director Edu was eager on each Martinez and former Chelsea frontman Tammy Abraham over the summer season window. Speaking to The Arsenal Lounge, Romano stated: “From what I’m informed the priority for Arsenal, in (the) final days of the summer season window and in January or subsequent summer season if it will not be January is a striker.
“They wish to signal an essential striker, they know they want an essential striker so the mission is to get one. They have been making an attempt for Lautaro Martinez in the summertime however it was actually sophisticated to signal him, nearly unimaginable. “Then they have been making an attempt for Tammy Abraham, who was another choice however then he joined Roma. They at all times needed this type of striker and they’re engaged on this. “I anticipate Arsenal to signal a brand new striker however I do not know if they’ll be capable of do it in January as a result of the January transfer window isn’t straightforward.” Have your say on what Arsenal ought to do within the January transfer window under
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Romano additionally revealed that it’s crucial for Arsenal to signal a striker satisfied by Mikel Arteta’s venture, which is the explanation why they stopped pursuing Martinez earlier than he ultimately signed a brand new contract on the San Siro. He continued: “They are taking a look at many, many strikers round they usually wish to discover the best alternative however particularly they need a participant 100% satisfied by Arsenal’s venture. “Behind the scenes final summer season once they have been speaking to Lautaro Martinez they usually have been feeling that the participant was not 100% satisfied about not having Champions League soccer, not 100% satisfied concerning the venture, they stated ‘okay let’s depart this deal’ as a result of they needed a participant that was 100% certain and completely satisfied to be the brand new No.9 of Arsenal for a few years.”