Shakhtar Donetsk are wanting upwards of £87million (€100m) for the Ukraine star. That would be some signal of intent from Arsenal midway through a season.
Orlando City’s Facundo Torres is also on the Gunners’ radar and he would be a cheaper option. With Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka excelling so far this term, perhaps strengthening the squad rather than the starting XI is what Arteta needs to do.
That’s another reason why Ronaldo would not be the right signing. Where would he play? Despite his lack of goals, Jesus has transformed this Arsenal side.
Edu and Arteta have been smart when working together on the transfer market in recent seasons. Arsenal fans will be hoping that stays the same in January.
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