Arsenal hold transfer talks to sign £55M-Rated Uruguay striker in the summer - Bliteoc

Arsenal hold transfer talks to sign £55M-Rated Uruguay striker in the summer

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Arsenal is reportedly keen on securing the services of 22-year-old Uruguay striker, who plays for Benfica this summer, according to reports.

The 22-year-old Uruguay attacker has been in great form for the Portuguese giants and was able to play an integral role in their Champions League quarterfinal qualification, of which his goal against Ajax made them win the Dutch giants on an aggregate.

Mikel Arteta is desperate to bolster his attack the next summer, in other to be in a good shape to compete for the European trophies, as they remain to be the favorite to end the season as one of the top four in the Premier League standings.

According to CaughtOffside, Arsenal has been reported to be in contact with the agent of the £55m-rated Benfica striker, over a possible transfer move to the Emirates Stadium in the summer.

Arsenal allowed Aubamenyang to leave the club in the January transfer window, while Lacazette and Nketiah will be seeing the end of their contract at the Emirates Stadium in the summer, signaling more reason why the Gunners are keen on signing Darwin Nunez from Benfica come summer.

Nunez, who is valued in the region of £55m, has been able to chip in 26 goals in 33 games in all competitions for Benfica this season.



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