Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta can look to sign Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis as replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer.
Aubameyang’s contract expires in 2021 and therefore the Gabonese Republic international has been heavily linked with a move faraway from north London, with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United all monitoring the situation.
The 30-year-old has scored 61 goals in 97 games since his arrival from German Bundesliga facet Borussia Dortmund in Jan 2018.
According to the Daily Mail, the West London club has currently known Club Brugge striker Dennis as the ideal replacement for Aubameyang after being impressed together with his displays for the recently topped Belgian professional League champions within the 2019/2020 season.
Dennis rose to prominence this season when scoring a brace within the 2-2 draw with Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League at the Santiago Bernabeu and hiting the back of the net once in the Europa League home clash against Manchester United.
Overall, he scored 9 goals in 33 games across all competitions for Brugge last season.
Arsenal however face competition from Sheffield United, Watford, Newcastle and Brighton for Dennis.
The 22-year-old admitted he’s open to leaving Brugge for a brand new journey.
“I like challenges. I’ve been here for 3 years. My focus straight away is I even have an added game this season – the final – that i would like to win, that’s very vital to ME,“ Dennis told Sky Sports News.
“After then, we’ll see what happens, you ne’er apprehend.”