4 Benjamin Sesko alternatives for Arsenal to target this summer

  • There are other targets the Gunners could turn to due to Sesko's unavailability
Sesko has signed a new contract with RB Leipzig
Sesko has signed a new contract with RB Leipzig / Sebastian Widmann/GettyImages
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3. Joshua Zirkzee

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Zirkzee is a possible target for Arsenal / Ivan Romano/GettyImages

Arsenal have held an interest in Joshua Zirkzee since February and there have been varying reports regarding this recently. The Athletic have reported that the Gunners will not pursue a move for him whereas transfer guru Fabrizio Romano believes they will be in the conversation if Zirkzee does not move to AC Milan.

Should a move be possible, Zirkzee would be a brilliant alternative to Sesko. He is still young at 23 so would not have be rushed straight into the starting eleven so could have time to adapt to English football. He would also be a cheaper option, with a £34m release clause. However, reports in Italy suggest that his agent, Kia Joorabchian is hoping for a large agent fee, and that Zirkzee has agreed personal terms with AC Milan so this could make things difficult.

Zirkzee had a decent campaign with Bologna last season, scoring 12 goals in 37 appearances, and helped his side secure Champions League qualification for the first time in almost 60 years. If he is still available, Arsenal should make a move for Joshua Zirkzee.

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