Arsenal Could Target Two Forwards In January Transfer Window After Gabriel Jesus’ Injury

Mikel Arteta might have a headache due to Grariel Jesus's injury. Arsenal are forced into the striker market in January as a backup plan for the Brazilian star. And there are two potential targets reportedly on their agenda.
The Gunners confirmed on Tuesday that Jesus underwent successful knee surgery but didn't manage to give a timescale on his return. Still, the striker is likely absent for up to three months. It's too much for a Premiere League club that is leading the race. Arsenal could target two strikers in January transfer window. 
Boss Arteta clearly understands that five points ahead of Manchester City is never enough to think about the championship title. And Jesus has been playing a crucial role in their success at present. Eddie Nketiah is considered a replacement for Jesus but the Gunners will not put all their eggs in one basket.
So the club might be tempted to splash the cash this winter and 2 forwards Arsenal could target in January after Gabriel Jesus’ injury.

#1  Jonathan David from Lille

Arsenal Could Target Two ForwardsSource: eurosport

According to Evening Standard, the Gunners scouted Lille's Jonathan David last summer prior to moving for Jesus. This move is considered to kill two birds with one stone and bring in a versatile striker capable of lining up centrally and out wide. It totally makes sense for this target and guarantees the Gunners' forward density and quality.

#2 Joao Felix from Atletico Madrid

Arsenal Could Target Two ForwardsSource: irishmirror

Felix is a name that’ll undoubtedly excite fans given his talent. It just hasn’t worked out for him under Diego Simeone at Atleti and it appears their relationship is coming to an end.
Talking to TVE (via Fabrizio Romano), Atlético CEO Gil Marín said: “João Felix has top level but because of his relationship with Simeone and game time… we feel that makes sense to consider potential bids to sell him.
“I’d love for João to continue, but this is the current situation,” he added.
Arsenal have been known as a long admirer of Felix, who is currently enjoying a stellar World Cup campaign with Portugal. Matteo Moretto (via @afcstuff) writes that Arsenal are among the clubs that have enquired about the 23-year-old, but Atleti could demand up to €140m for his services.
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