The Everton and England international striker is recognised as one of the best out-and-out strikers in the Premier League, and could replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in attack.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin on Arsenal’s Transfer Targets
Perfect Age to Replace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?
Aged 24, Calvert-Lewin is the perfect replacement for the Gabonese striker, who, despite signing a three-year deal in 2020, has struggled to find his previous regular goalscoring form.
Next summer, according to Football.London, Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah will also leave the club. Both of their contracts are due to expire, and they are not expected to sign new deals.
As a result, Arsenal are planning for a new era in attack, and Calvert-Lewin would fit in with the style of player that they are looking to sign.
The Gunners made six signings in the last transfer window, the oldest of whom was 24-year-old Ben White. Mikel Arteta is targeting highly-regarded young players under the age of 25, as they look to rebuild the club from afresh after years of disarray.
Although the rebuild is expected to take its time, Calvert-Lewin would be the perfect addition next summer.
Prior to his injury, the 24-year-old had scored three goals in four appearances for the Toffees this season, continuing his excellent form from last season, when he scored 21 times in all competitions.
Calvert-Lewin is arguably more versatile than any of the current Arsenal strikers. He is quick, comfortable on the ball, but also excels in the air.
The Everton striker is similar to former Arsenal star Olivier Giroud, who had a successful career at The Emirates. Giroud was a popular figure among the fans, and Calvert-Lewin could be the same should he make the switch next summer.
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