Arsenal Football Club is set to storm the transfer market early as the Gunners are keen to bring in quality players to massively improve the quality of the squad under Mikel Arteta as they look to close the gap on the other top clubs in England. According to reports, Arsenal Football club are working to agree a massive deal to complete the signing of highly-rated Celtic attacker Odsonne Edouard as Arteta is keen to bring in more attacking firepower in the summer to improve Arsenal’s attacking play.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has identified the attack as the main position that needs further strengthening in the summer and the Gunners transfer chiefs are ready to wrap up early transfer signings in order to back the young Spanish manager this summer. Odsonne Edouard has been earmarked as a major attacking transfer target for Arsenal and the Gunners have reportedly opened preliminary negotiations with the Player’s representatives in order to reach an agreement with Celtic for the transfer.
23-year Old Odsonne Edouard has been regarded as one of the brightest attacking talents in Britain as his explosive performances for Celtic in the Scottish Premier League has attracted the interest of several top Premier League clubs. The young Frenchman has been in scintillating goalscoring form for Celtic this season as he has bagged a massive 19-goals in all competitions for the Scottish giants and his prolific form has attracted the likes of Leicester City and Arsenal to the young striker.
However, Arsenal will have to pay a fee in the region of €30million to complete the signing of Odsonne Edouard as the player will command a transfer in that region after becoming a key player for Celtic. Also, Arsenal are confident that they will be able to beat Leicester city to the transfer as they have a good relationship with Celtic after completing the signing of Keiran Tierney from the club but former Celtic coach Brendan Rodgers is keen to bring the striker to the King Power Stadium.
Odsonne Edouard has the needed skills and ability to become a success for Arsenal as his killer goalscoring instincts, positioning and pace will make him an excellent addition for Arsenal Football club if the deal can be finalized. With Alexandre Lacazette poised to leave Arsenal this summer this will leave space for Arsenal to complete the signing of Odsonne Edouard in the summer.
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