Arsenal report: 'Next Zlatan' Alexander Isak set to join as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang replacement

Arsenal target Alexander Isak
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Arsenal are close to bringing Alexander Isak to north London, in a bid to solidify their current top-four status and replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

That's at least according to Spanish outlet El Nacional, who claim the Basque club have turned down advances from LaLiga rivals Barcelona, with the Gunners closer to signing the forward.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.