Arsenal are reportedly considering making a move for Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin. The manager, Mikel Arteta, is believed to want to strengthen the offensive side of his team.

This desire is believed to be the result of two attackers who have the potential to leave before the end of their contracts at the end of this season, namely Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah. The opportunity for the Gunners to bring in Calvert-Lewin is also quite large.


A streak of negative results : Dominic Calvert-Lewin is still recovering from the quadriceps injury he has suffered since late August. In fact, he started this season with ciamik after scoring three goals in three games. He seeks to repeat the record of 21 goals from 39 matches in all competitions last season.

Everton also seemed to really miss the goal machine. The Toffees last won on September 25 when they beat Norwich City 2-0. In the last match, Everton were rolled over by their rivals, Liverpool, with a score of 1-4. If conditions do not improve, it is not impossible that Calvert-Lewin will be interested in moving.

Player out of contract : Launching the Daily Express, Arsenal made Calvert-Lewin one of the priority players they would try to bring in. He is considered a long-term replacement for an Alexandre Lacazette who has not extended his contract which will expire at the end of this season.

In addition, the young Gunners striker, Eddie Nketiah, is also rumored to have rejected the offer of a contract extension that was offered to him because he is rarely played. Just like Lacazette, Nketiah’s contract will expire at the end of this season. Arsenal will most likely bring in a striker if they lose two attackers at once later.

Must sell players : To bring in Calvert-Lewin, Arsenal are expected to have to spend a lot of money to see how important the role of the 24-year-old striker in Rafa Benitez’s team is. Moreover, his contract is also still long, namely until 2025. However, Arsenal still have hope after Rafael Benitez revealed that Everton may need to sell some of their main players to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations.

“Some clubs have sold some of their players at the right time and they used the money to improve the squad. That’s something we have to learn. Club owners are ready to spend money to buy players. But we can’t keep shopping without making money back. For now At this point, we can only make sure we can bring out all the potential that the players have,” said Benitez, quoting the Daily Express.

By Rama