Tag: Victor Osimhen

Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after winning 2-0 the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

“Osimhen would like Arsenal” says Italian journalist

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen reportedly favours a move to Arsenal, but the Gunners' shift in transfer priorities could complicate the deal.
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after winning 2-0 the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Osimhen’s England preference fuels Arsenal transfer speculation

Victor Osimhen prefers the Premier League over PSG, fuelling Arsenal transfer rumours. Could a Lukaku swap deal complicate the situation?
BOLOGNA, ITALY - APRIL 01: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC celebrates victory in the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and US Salernitana at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on April 01, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal lead the race to sign in-demand Joshua Zirkzee

Arsenal emerge as frontrunners for Bologna's Joshua Zirkzee. Could the Dutch striker be the key to their title ambitions?
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal fade in race for £100m+ striker

Arsenal are looking at alternatives to Napoli striker Victor Osimhen, given the finances involved in signing the Nigeria international.
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after winning 2-0 the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Former midfielder admits he’s pushing Arsenal target to Chelsea

Former Chelsea midfielder Mikel John Obi says he's trying to make sure Arsenal target Victor Osimhen joins his old club instead.
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after winning 2-0 the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal talks open for Napoli’s Victor Osimhen

Arsenal are reportedly leading the race to sign Napoli's star striker Victor Osimhen. With a top-tier forward a priority, can the Gunners convince Napoli to part ways with their prolific attacker?
NAPLES, ITALY: Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli during the UEFA Champions League match between SCC Napoli and SC Braga at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on December 12, 2023. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Osimhen urged to snub Man Utd and join Arsenal with ‘decision made’

Is Arsenal the perfect destination for Victor Osimhen? Fans, pundits, and reporters weigh in on the Napoli star's potential Premier League move.
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

PSG & Arsenal set to compete for 25yo striker this summer

Napoli's Victor Osimhen is in the sights of Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal this summer, according to a report from Italy.
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Club president confirms Arsenal transfer interest in striker with release clause

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis claims Arsenal are interested in Victor Osimhen and confirms that the striker does have a release clause.
Sporting Lisbon's Swedish forward #09 Viktor Gyokeres celebrates scoring during the Portuguese League football match between Rio Ave FC and Sporting CP at the Rio Ave FC - Dos Arcos stadium in Vila do Conde, on February 25, 2024. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal will scout 1 of 4 summer striker targets tonight

Arsenal have at least four strikers on their shortlist of summer transfer options, and they're scouting one of them on Thursday night.
Sporting Lisbon's Swedish forward #09 Viktor Gyokeres celebrates scoring during the Portuguese League football match between Rio Ave FC and Sporting CP at the Rio Ave FC - Dos Arcos stadium in Vila do Conde, on February 25, 2024. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal consider Gyokeres amidst Gabriel Jesus fitness concerns

Arsenal's search for a striker heats up as Gabriel Jesus's injury lingers. Could Sporting CP's Viktor Gyokeres be the answer?
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after winning 2-0 the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Boost for Arsenal as sources confirm Osimhen’s preferred destination

Victor Osimhen is prioritising a move to the Premier League this summer, despite strong interest from Paris Saint-Germain.
LUTON, ENGLAND: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the Premier League match between Luton Town and Arsenal FC at Kenilworth Road on December 05, 2023. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Gabriel Jesus’ knee problems lead Arsenal to hunt for a new striker

Is Gabriel Jesus out with a knee injury? Arsenal are managing his recovery, with a new striker signing likely as the Gunners chase the Premier League title.
NAPLES, ITALY: Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli during the UEFA Champions League match between SCC Napoli and SC Braga at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on December 12, 2023. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

PSG eye Arsenal striker target as Mbappe replacement

Paris Saint-Germain are eyeing Victor Osimhen as a potential replacement for Kylian Mbappe, providing serious competition for Arsenal and Chelsea.
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal set to rival Chelsea for top summer target

Arsenal are considering rivalling Chelsea for Victor Osimhen in the summer, but they have a number of options on their striker shortlist.
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after winning 2-0 the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal target confirms he’s made summer transfer decision

Napoli striker and Arsenal target Victor Osimhen says he's already made a decision on his next step this summer.
NAPLES, ITALY: Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli during the UEFA Champions League match between SCC Napoli and SC Braga at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on December 12, 2023. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Top Arsenal target admits he wants to play in the Premier League

Napoli and Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen says he definitely wants to play in the Premier League in the future, but not quite yet.
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Chelsea decide not to move for 2 Arsenal striker targets in January

Chelsea aren't planning to make moves for Arsenal-linked strikers Victor Osimhen and Ivan Toney this month, according to a report.
NAPLES, ITALY - DECEMBER 16: Khvicha Kvaratskhelia of SSC Napoli reacts during the Serie A TIM match between SSC Napoli and Cagliari Calcio at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on December 16, 2023 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Arsenal face uphill battle against Man City for Kvaratskhelia

Arsenal face tough competition from Manchester City in the pursuit of Napoli star Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, with City having a significant advantage, as noted by Kvaratskhelia's agent.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, reacts during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Arsenal FC at Craven Cottage on December 31, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Pundits agree what Arsenal need after latest defeat

As Arsenal face challenges in the Premier League, pundits agree that the team urgently needs to sign a new striker to boost their title chances
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after winning 2-0 the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s 3+ striker transfer shortlist

Arsenal have at least three strikers on their transfer shortlist for 2024, but they may choose to invest elsewhere in January.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 28, 2023. West Ham wins against Arsenal 2 - 0. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s title aspirations hinge on 1 improvement, says Arteta

Mikel Arteta highlights the need for Arsenal to improve their goal-scoring efficiency to maintain their Premier League title challenge.
NAPLES, ITALY: Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli during the UEFA Champions League match between SCC Napoli and SC Braga at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on December 12, 2023. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Arsenal have advantage over Chelsea in Osimhen race

Arsenal have an advantage over Chelsea in the race for Victor Osimhen, as the Napoli striker wants to play in the Champions League.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Ivan Toney of Brentford reacts during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Nottingham Forest at Brentford Community Stadium on April 29, 2023. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s ambitious 4-striker transfer shortlist

Arsenal targets four strikers, including Ivan Toney and Victor Osimhen, to strengthen their Premier League title charge
LONDON, ENGLAND: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on October 28, 2023. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Arsenal open to selling 24yo

Arsenal consider selling striker Eddie Nketiah to fund new signings, with a focus on strengthening their lead in the Premier League.
NAPLES, ITALY: Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli during the UEFA Champions League match between SCC Napoli and SC Braga at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on December 12, 2023. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Key Arsenal target prepares to add release clause to his contract

Victor Osimhen's new deal at Napoli is now in place, with a release clause that Arsenal could activate in the summer.
Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match Napoli vs Sporting Braga at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples on December 12, 2023. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal believe £100m+ striker will join in the summer

Arsenal believe Victor Osimhen will join the club in the summer, according to a report, though Napoli are interested in Gabriel Jesus going the other way.
Napoli's Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen reacts during the Italian Serie A football match between Napoli and Bologna on October 28, 2021. (Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal contacted agent over target with complex release clause

Arsenal have sounded out Victor Osimhen's agent ahead of a potential summer move, with the player's reported new deal containing a complex release clause.
EMPOLI, ITALY - FEBRUARY 25: Victor James Osimhen of SSC Napoli reacts during the Serie A match between Empoli FC and SSC Napoli at Stadio Carlo Castellani on February 25, 2023 in Empoli, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s top striker target to sign new contract with release clause

Victor Osimhen's new contract with Napoli will contain a release clause, amid reports that Arsenal want to sign him in the summer.
NAPLES, ITALY - MARCH 03: Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli reacts during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and SS Lazio at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on March 03, 2023 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Chelsea striker decision could be good news for Arsenal

Chelsea targeting Victor Osimhen might help Arsenal in securing Ivan Toney, as the Blues shift their focus, potentially easing Arsenal's path to sign Toney.
Fluminense's midfielder Andre Trindade celebrates after scoring during the Copa Libertadores quarterfinals first leg football match between Brazil's Fluminense and Paraguay's Olimpia, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 24, 2023. (Photo by MAURO PIMENTEL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal aim to frustrate Liverpool after £25m bid

Arsenal show keen interest in Fluminese midfielder André Trindade, as the club looks to bolster its squad in the January transfer window.
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Arsenal owner talks Kylian Mbappe

Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke, known for his rare football commentary, weighs in on the Saudi Arabian league's influence, Kylian Mbappe's potential move, and Arsenal's recent transfers.
NAPLES, ITALY - MAY 07: Khvicha Kvaratskhelia of SSC Napoli celebrates victory after the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on May 07, 2023 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Arsenal hope Meluso relationship will aid €85m winger deal

As Arsenal eye a move for Napoli's Kvaratskhelia, they hope their relationship with Napoli's new sporting director will work in their favour.
Folarin Balogun Arsenal exit -Reims' English forward Folarin Balogun celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and Stade de Reims at the Louis II Stadium (Stade Louis II) in the Principality of Monaco on March 12, 2023. (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Napoli eye £30m Arsenal signing to replace Osimhen

Napoli look set to replace RB Leipzig in the race to sign Folarin Balogun this summer, viewing him as a potential replacement for Victor Osimhen.
Juventus' French midfielder Adrien Rabiot (R) celebrates with Juventus' Serbian forward Dusan Vlahovic (C) and Juventus' Italian midfielder Manuel Locatelli (L) after opening the scoring during the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus and Fiorentina on February 12, 2023 at the Juventus stadium in Turin.(Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images)

5 forwards media claim Arsenal are tracking

As Arsenal fight for Premier League success, the club is also actively seeking to improve Mikel Arteta's squad for the next season.

Arsenal transfer rumours: Key targets and potential departures

Arsenal's latest transfer rumours include Balogun's potential move to AC Milan, interest in Zubimendi, Diaby, and Rice, and the possible departure of Tierney. Keep up with the latest gossip.
NAPLES, ITALY - MARCH 03: Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli reacts during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and SS Lazio at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on March 03, 2023 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Arsenal favourites to sign 19-in-21 striker who dreams of Gunners

Arsenal are said to be the favourites to sign Napoli's leading goalscorer, Victor Osimhen, this summer.
Napoli's Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen reacts during the Serie A football match between Empoli and Naoli at Castellani stadium in Empoli on April 24, 2022. (Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP)

Arsenal may have to pay €100m for summer target

Arsenal may have to pay even more than they thought to sign Victor Osimhen this summer, with reports that Napoli want as much as €100m.
Napoli's Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen reacts during the Serie A football match between Empoli and Naoli at Castellani stadium in Empoli on April 24, 2022. - (Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP)

£84m striker reportedly dreams of playing for Arsenal

Victor Osimhen reportedly 'dreams' of playing for Arsenal as the Gunner's continue to be like with the Napoli striker.
VENICE, ITALY: Victor Osimhen of Napoli celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal during the Serie A match between Venezia FC and SSC Napoli at Stadio Pier Luigi Penzo on February 06, 2022. (Photo by Maurizio Lagana / Getty Images)

Arsenal take concrete steps towards 16-goal Serie A striker signing

Arsenal have taken concrete steps towards the signing of Victor Osimhen of Napoli, but the player will only join a Champions League club.