Arsenal are being linked with youngster Kyle Joseph from League One outfit Wigan Athletic – and some Gunners fans on Twitter are bitterly underwhelmed by the speculation.
The Mirror claims that Mikel Arteta’s men are weighing up a possible swoop to sign him at the end of the season.
It is stated that the 19-year-old’s deal with Wigan expires in less than six months time, meaning he’ll be available to sign in the summer window on a free transfer.
Additionally, the report names Scottish pair Rangers and Celtic are possible suitors, as well as other clubs across Europe.
Joseph is a fairly unknown talent still to English audiences, but he’s made his senior breakthrough at Wigan this campaign.
The centre-forward has scored five goals in 14 League One fixtures so far this season, as bigger clubs begin to look at a rising talent playing in the third-tier of English football.
A selection of Arsenal supporters on social media are frustrated at be linked with the League One striker, albeit he could turn out to be a great player in future.
There has been proof in recent seasons that the North London club are slipping behind their biggest rivals, so their fanbase will hope to be ambitious in the summer’s transfer market to try bring them back into contention.
Here are some Arsenal fans reacting to the Joseph speculation:
Meanwhile Liverpool Man City Chelsea and United all want Haaland…..🤷♂️
— EDZ (@Edz_7_Ski) February 27, 2021
I’m tired of this club.
— Olatungee Adeleke (@AdelekeGold10) February 27, 2021
We have clubs eyeing haaland, and arsenal are after this unknown kid
— 〽️ohammed10🇵🇸☪️🔴 (@ALLLAHUAKBARRR) February 27, 2021
— Oskar 🦋 (@AFC_Oskar) February 27, 2021
Iv’e had enough of these nobodys
— Lucca.🇿🇲🇿🇼 (@LuccaWasTaken) February 27, 2021
5 in 14 in league one… he is never bagging in the prem idc https://t.co/EY3Goh9jOz
— thierry henry (@3jakz__) February 27, 2021
5 in 14?? Yeah move on please . Nketiah can do 5 in 14
— Arsenal4life (@Arsenal19158807) February 27, 2021