As much as Arsenal is desperate to win, Joao Felix is also desperate.
Arsenal are getting closer to winning their first title in 18 years. It has been 18 years since they won the league undefeated in the 2004-05 season under Arsene Wenger. Arsenal, currently leading the English Premier League (EPL), is ahead of second-placed Manchester City by five points, but it is not a situation that can be relieved.
Although he took the lead by accumulating points in the early stages of the league, variables have recently come. It is the injury of key striker Gabriel Jesus. Jesus, who left Man City and moved to Arsenal ahead of the 2022-23 season, showed off his decisive power, but was injured at the World Cup in Qatar and was temporarily out of power.
The timing of injuries is painful for Arsenal. In the tight schedule of the beginning of the year called ‘Boxing Day’, the key striker Jesus is missing, so decision power is also a problem, but the rotation is struggling. Wing striker Gabriel Martinelli can play as a striker or Eddie Nketia can play in that position, but additional strikers are needed.
Arsenal, looking for a striker, are trying to sign Joao Felix. Felix is also active as a key striker at Atletico this season. Although he had ups and downs, he recorded 10 goals and 5 assists last season, and this season, he is active as a key striker for Atlético, scoring 4 goals and 3 assists in 13 games. His creative passing, recklessness and individual prowess fuel Atlético’s attack. 토토사이트
Arsenal are active in signing Felix. British media ‘Football 365’ said, “Atletico Madrid wants up to 19 million pounds (about 28.9 billion won) for Felix’s rent, but Arsenal is willing to pay it. Arsenal competes with Manchester United for Felix. I’m doing it, but I’m ahead of Man United.”
Subsequently, the Italian media ‘Corriere dello Sport’ reported that the transfer was close by reporting, “Felix is obviously a ‘high-cost loan’. But nevertheless, Arsenal is getting closer to signing Felix.” The media added, “Arsenal have also been in direct contact with the player and the Atletico club. Therefore, negotiations can progress quickly.”