Mikel Arteta views Luka Jovic as Arsenal’s potential target man

first_imgLuka Jovic has struggled to make an impact at Real Madrid (Getty Images)But according to the Daily Star, Arsenal are prepared to make their move if Madrid are willing to let Jovic leave on loan.The report claims that Arteta views Jovic as the striker who can ‘confidently’ lead Arsenal’s attack as a ‘target man’.AdvertisementAdvertisementChelsea and Tottenham are also interested in the 22-year-old.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityLast week, Rio Ferdinand urged Arsenal to avoid signing Jovic and target new centre-backs instead.‘I think he’s someone who can add something to Arsenal.‘But I don’t believe Arsenal need a player in that position.‘Arsenal need centre-halves, get Arsenal a centre-back. Come and ask me and I’ll find you the right centre-backs who can go there.‘They need centre-halves who can defend and who can actually play as well.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment Mikel Arteta views Luka Jovic as Arsenal’s potential target man Advertisement Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 8 Apr 2020 9:41 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link6.4kShares Arsenal are in the race to sign Luka Jovic (Getty Images)Arsenal are targeting a move for Luka Jovic with Mikel Arteta keen on the Real Madrid striker, according to reports.The Gunners could be in the market for a new striker this summer with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s contract due to expire next year.Jovic, meanwhile, has struggled to make an impact since joining Madrid for £52.4 million last summer.The Serbia international has scored just two goals in 24 appearances so far for Madrid.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more