Arsenal set sights on Wolves star Diogo Jota as Mikel Arteta plans summer rebuild – The Sun

ARSENAL are interested in signing Wolves star Diogo Jota this summer, according to reports.

Gunners boss Mikel Arteta, who is currently recovering from coronavirus, is plotting a huge rebuild at the Emirates.

 Diogo Jota has found the net 15 times in all competitions this term


Diogo Jota has found the net 15 times in all competitions this termCredit: Reuters

The Daily Mail claim that the Portuguese forward is the latest name on Arteta’s wishlist.

Jota has attracted Arsenal’s attention after scoring 15 goals in all competitions for Wolves.

The 23-year-old has netted six goals in 25 Premier League appearances.

Arsenal would have to dig deep to sign him as he has two years left on his contract at Molineux.

Jota’s former club Atletico Madrid will also be entitled a percentage of the transfer fee if he leaves.

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Arteta has been forced to consider his attacking options as speculations surrounds star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubemayang’s future.

The Gabon international has just one year remaining on his contract.

But Aubameyang has insisted he is “happy” at the club despite links to Barcelona and Inter Milan.

Arsenal are ninth in the Premier League after winning just nine of their 28 games.

As a result, Arteta is keen to bolster his squad ahead of the 2020/21 campaign, whenever that may start.

Chelsea star Willian could make the move across London on a free transfer in the summer.

And the Gunners are eyeing up a £45m transfer for Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey.

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