Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta eyeing raid on Celtic for striker Odsonne Edouard amid Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang exit fears

first_img FIFA and WHO team up to give you five ways to tackle spread of coronavirusTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 1:43FullscreenFIFA and WHO team up to give you five ways to tackle spread of coronavirushttps://metro.co.uk/video/fifa-team-five-ways-tackle-spread-coronavirus-2131812/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.According to The Mirror, that has seen Arsenal take a closer look at Edouard – though Arteta is prepared to add to his frontline regardless of what happens with Aubameyang.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTRead the latest updates: Coronavirus news liveThe Gunners have scouted Celtic’s top scorer and will have been impressed with his haul of 21 goals in 27 appearances in the Scottish Premiership this season.The 22-year-old, who previously played for French giants Paris Saint-Germain before moving to Scotland, has also laid on 12 assists.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalHis record for the France Under-21 side is even more prolific, scoring 11 times in just six outings since making his debut last year.Arsenal are not the only Premier League club taking a look at Edouard, with Leicester and Everton also interested in a player who would command a fee of around £30million. Arsenal may need a new striker if Aubameyang is sold this summer (Picture: Getty)Edouard was asked about his future last month, saying: ‘I don’t know when that [leaving Celtic] will happen. I live day to day and I enjoy my life. We will see in time.‘Today I’m at Celtic, I have two years left on my contract, I’m very happy here and I enjoy myself.‘For now, there’s still two years on my contract, and I am more focused on the five months that we have left for the rest of this season and the two titles we are competing for. And then we’ll see what happens after.’MORE: Cesc Fabregas responds to Arsenal fan calling him a snake over Chelsea badge patMORE: Unai Emery aims fresh swipe at former club Arsenal over sale of Aaron RamseyFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Comment Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta eyeing raid on Celtic for striker Odsonne Edouard amid Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang exit fearscenter_img Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 21 Mar 2020 11:16 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link7.4kShares Advertisement The young forward has bagged 21 goals in the Scottish Premiership this season (Picture: Getty)Arsenal are reportedly considering a summer transfer move for Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard as Mikel Arteta looks to bolster his frontline amid fears Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could leave.The Gunners have had few issues up front this season, with the former Borussia Dortmund striker providing an abundance of firepower and leading their scoring charts, with only Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy netting more Premier League goals.However, the Gabon forward is out of contract next year – when he would be free to leave for nothing – and Arsenal chiefs are prepared to cash in now rather than risk losing him for nothing.last_img

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