Journalist suggests there's certainly Arsenal interest in Alexander Isak
Football London journalist Chris Wheatley has suggested in a Q&A session that Arsenal are expected to try and sign a striker in one of the upcoming transfer windows and claimed that there is ‘certainly interest’ in Alexander Isak.
One of the frustrations amongst supporters over the summer was the failure to offload and then replace a striker.
Both Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah have one year left on their deals at the Emirates. And Nketiah was heavily linked with a move to Crystal Palace.
However, the pair remain in Mikel Arteta’s ranks. And Wheatley has suggested that they are both expected to leave the club next summer.
The lack of clamour amongst fans for either player to have their deal extended tells its own story. But there is no doubt that they will need replacing should they indeed leave.
And it seems that one name who may well be on the radar over the coming months is Isak.
Wheatley was asked about the possibility of signing the Sweden international. And he replied by noting that there is ‘certainly interest’.
Arsenal remaining keen on Isak intriguing after striker’s summer decision
It is not the first time Arsenal have been linked with Isak. It was reported over the summer that he was a target.
He enjoyed a stunning campaign in La Liga with Real Sociedad, scoring 17 times in the top flight.
And he went on to impress on a couple of occasions for Sweden at Euro 2020.
But Arsenal retaining an interest is intriguing given that Isak signed a new contract in San Sebastian in the summer.
That would suggest that they believe that they have a chance of signing the 21-year-old.
He is yet to open his account for this campaign. But he would surely be a very popular addition if Arsenal are tasked with replacing Lacazette and Nketiah next year.
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