ARSENAL are plotting a transfer swoop for Atalanta striker Rasmus Hojlund, according to reports.
The 20-year-old has impressed in Italy this season having joined last summer from Strum Graz in a £15million deal.
Hojlund has netted seven goals in 21 games for Atalanta this term.
And his form has caught the attention of Arsenal, according to La Repubblica.
However, the report claims that Real Madrid’s president Florentino Perez is also a huge admirer of Hojlund.
Real are on the lookout for Karim Benzema's long-term successor.
READ MORE ON ARSENAL
How Arsenal could line up with Rice & Martinez as Gunners set to splash cash
1-2-Free: Win £100 in CASH if you correctly predict three scores with Ladbrokes
The two-capped Dane has Arsenal fans excited.
He has even been likened to Tottenham star man Harry Kane.
One Gunners fan said: "Anyone else getting Harry Kane vibes?"
Another tweeted: "He's got Odegaard's feet."
Most read in Football
Tierney considering Arsenal future as Premier League rivals plot £30m transfer
Newcastle fans hatch wild plan to get suspended Pope playing Carabao Cup final
Tragedy as Brazilian ace, 21, is found dead at home with club paying tribute
I went from UCL glory to Tuchel's scapegoat – now I'm loving football again
FREE BETS AND SIGN UP DEALS – BEST NEW CUSTOMER OFFERS
However, some Arsenal fans are keen to stick with academy graduates Eddie Nketiah and Folarin Balogun.
The latter, in particular, is having a barnstorming season in Ligue 1 with Reims.
Balogun has 15 goals in 23 league games, outscoring the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar.
Source: Read Full Article