Football writer Charles Watts has stated that he is ‘utterly convinced’ that Arsenal’s ‘priority signing’ for the next transfer window will be a striker.
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While speaking about Lacazette’s future, in particular, Watts claimed that he feels the club will prioritise signing a new forward next summer as a replacement.
Discussing the matter on his YouTube channel, he explained: “It just feels like the time is right, probably, to move on, Arsenal to freshen things up in the forward line, bring in a new one in the summer. I’m utterly convinced that that will be the priority signing for Arsenal in the summer transfer window, will be a striker.
“Probably a central midfielder as well, but definitely a striker.”
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Despite this, the two forwards seemingly have a good relationship off the pitch. But with Lacazette’s contract running out, it seems as though Arsenal will have to look for a new man to play alongside Aubameyang next season – and possibly one that will eventually replace the former Borussia Dortmund man.