Arsenal identified pacy Belgian forward as their top transfer target this summer

February 9, 2019

Arsenal head-coach Unai Emery has reportedly identified Genk forward Leandro Trossard as their top transfer target this summer.

The Norht London club have been keeping close tabs on Trossard since the November and were rumoured with a January move, although their strict budget essentially ruled out the chance of signing him to the Emirates Stadium during the January transfer window.

However, football.london claimed that the Gunners plan to revive their strong interest when the transfer window reopens after the end of the current campaign.

Emery is believed to be given just £40m to spend this summer, but has earmarked the purchase of the £22m-rated winger as a possible replacement for injury-prone Danny Welbeck.

No transfer fee has yet been discussed by the two teams, although the Genk player himself is believed to be keen on a move Arsenal.

The likes of Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg have also been rumoured with the 24-year-old, who has found back of the net 17 times in 27 games across all competitions.

Meanwhile, Arsenal eyeing move for another forward Yacine Brahimi in order to replace Danny Welbeck.