Torino have slashed a price tag of €35 million (£30 million) on Andrea Belotti, who is a summer target for Arsenal, according to a recent report from an Italian source Calciomercato.
In the 2020/21 season, the 27-year-old Italian managed to find the back of the net on 13 occasions in 36 matches in all competitions.
The forward is in the final year of his current deal and has seemingly set his sights on a fresh challenge.
However, club chairman Urbano Cairo wasn’t willing to consider the prospect of selling the club captain this summer.
But that seems to have changed now, with the latest comments from chief Ivan Juric hinting at the possibility of an exit for his player, while Cairo himself is now understood to be ready to part ways with the 27-year-old.
This is certain to come as great news for Mikel Arteta’s side, who have been linked with a swoop for the striker.
While midfield and defence are set to be the primary focus for Arsenal, the centre-forward role is also something of concern.
It has emerged that I Granata will demand a transfer sum in the range of €35 million (£30 million) for the star forward, which shouldn’t be a problem for the north London giants.