Arsenal given transfer edge over Italian giants in pursuit of promising striker: report

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta ahead of the Gunners' Premier League game at Wolves in April 2024.
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Arsenal could wield their financial superiority to make sure they beat AC Milan and Juventus to the signature of Joshua Zirkzee, according to reports.

As relayed by Sport Witness, Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport write that Milan are keen on the Bologna forward as a replacement for the departing Olivier Giroud, who is off to Los Angeles FC (as well he should be with those cheekbones).

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.