Arsenal are on the hunt for a forward, and Odsonne Edouard is a player who is thought to be on their radar.
The latest reports in England suggest that Arsenal are considering a move for Celtic forward Odsonne Edouard.
The 22-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
The France international joined Celtic from PSG for a fee in the region of 10.3 million euros in July 2018. His contract expires in the summer of 2022.
The 22-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in France.
Odsonne Edouard has represented France at Under-17, Under-18, Under-19 and Under-21 level, winning 42 caps and scoring 35 goals.
The France international will be high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Celtic this term.
Mikel Arteta is looking to shore up his attacking options and Celtic’s Odsonne Edouard happens to be a target.
The France international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of forward Arteta wants to target in the summer transfer window.
Arsenal are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.
Odsonne Edouard would provide a good variety to Arsenal’s attack.
According to the report, “Arsenal are reportedly considering a summer move for Celtic forward Odsonne Edouard as they aim to build ahead of next season. Gunners boss Mikel Arteta wants to add to his frontline this summer, regardless of what the future holds for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette. And a report in the Sunday Mirror claims that Hoops hitman Edouard is in his sights, having scored 61 goals in 125 appearances since his arrival from PSG in 2018. Arsenal’s Premier League rivals Leicester and Everton are also said to have run checks on the £30million-rated youngster, and the Gunners could be set to take part in a transfer tug-of-war.”
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Arsenal will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Edouard to join the club.
Undoubtedly he would be a fantastic recruit for Gunners.
Arsenal fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
How strong that interest is and whether Gunners will make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.
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