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Arsenal to sign Sevilla striker?
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Arsenal have their sights on signing Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri as a replacement for Alexandre Lacazette.



Lacazette recently scored a dramatic 95th-minute equalising goal against Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

Despite his impressive showing, there are doubts over his future with his contract expiring at the end of the campaign.

The striker has no plans of extending his stay without guaranteed starts. The Gunners are also willing to part company.

It is unclear whether they will cash in on him in January, but La Razon claims that En-Nesyri could replace him next year.

The Morocco international was linked with the Gunners earlier this summer, but a deal was never on the cards.

The Gunners wanted to offload Lacazette first before bringing in a replacement, but that did not happen.

They wanted £20m for the Frenchman, but failed to attract offers due to the striker's hefty wages of £180,000-a-week.

They may accept a cut-price fee in January, but appears unlikely to happen due to the potential absence of key players.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nicolas Pepe will miss the entire month due to African Cup of Nations duty.

Lacazette is widely expected to lead the Gunners' attack in that period.