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Arsenal plot stunning January transfer after contacting agent of striker compared to Mbappe and Haaland

Arsenal plot stunning January transfer after contacting agent of striker compared to Mbappe and Haaland

This would be a stunning transfer.

Arsenal have reportedly contacted Dusan Vlahovic's representatives over a possible January transfer from Juventus following Gabriel Jesus' knee injury.

Mikel Arteta's side are in need of attacking reinforcements, with first-choice striker Jesus expected to be out until March.

The Brazil international was forced to undergo knee surgery after sustaining an injury at the World Cup in Qatar.

Arsenal have been considering a number of potential options as they look to keep their Premier League title challenge on track.

The Gunners are currently five points clear of Manchester City at the top of the table, with the season set to resume on Boxing Day.

Arsenal contact Vlahovic's agent

Italian outlet Tuttosport, as reported by, claim Arsenal have contacted Vlahovic's agent over a potential deal to sign the striker from Juventus.

Arsenal held talks to sign the Serbia international from Fiorentina in the last January transfer window but he instead joined Juventus in a £62.8m move, signing a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Turin club.

The 22-year-old has gone on to score 16 goals in 36 appearances for Juve, who are currently third in Serie A.

But the uncertainty surrounding the Italian club's financial situation, following the resignation of their entire board last month, has led to speculation that Vlahovic could be sold in January.

However, it remains to be seen whether Arsenal would be willing to pay a significant transfer fee for a player that snubbed them less than a year ago.

Vlahovic compared to Mbappe and Haaland

Vlahovic is viewed as one of the most talented strikers in European football and was compared to Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland by Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri shortly after joining the club.

"He is a young boy, with little international experience, who however has quality, wants and can improve, and has plenty of time to do it," Allegri said.

"He has an absolute nastiness. Juventus made an important purchase: in the world, he, Mbappe and Haaland are the strongest of their generation."

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Topics: Arsenal, Dusan Vlahovic, Juventus, Premier League, Serie A, Transfers, Football