Arsenal Consider Bid For €60m Napoli Striker Victor Osimhen (Details)

Arsenal are now considering a move for Napoli striker Victor Osimhen after Dusan Vlahovic agreed to join Juventus, Breaking Sport News reports.

Arsenal Coach Mikel Arteta wants to bring in a new attacker in this January transfer window.

There is still uncertainty over the future of former captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

However, According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Arsenal are now looking at Osimhen as an alternative.

But, the Serie A club will ask for at least €70million (£58m).

Fiorentina asked Arsenal to pay €75m (£62m) for Vlahovic, but the player has now agreed terms to join Juventus.

Arsenal are now scrambling to find a potential new target, with Osimhen now on their radar.

The Nigerian has scored nine goals in 16 matches for Napoli this season.

Napoli paid a stunning €80m (£66m) to sign him from Lille in 2020.

However, there is a major concern for Arsenal as Osimhen has been hit by several injury problems.

He tested positive for Covid-19 twice and suffered facial fractures in the match against Inter Milan.

His latest positive Covid-19 result forced him to not play for Nigeria at the African Cup of Nations.

Due to his young age and potential, Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis might demand a higher fee than £58m for Osimhen.

Victor Osimhen has also been linked with a January transfer to mega-rich Newcastle, but it is highly unlikely.

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