Arteta’s unpopular transfer demand justified despite Arsenal’s draw
The Seagulls salvaged a point right at the death against Crystal Palace last time out, while Mikel Arteta’s men ran riot in the North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur.
The Swiss playmaker picked up the injury in the north London derby victory against Tottenham, with concerned team-mates surrounding the 29-year-old.
Osimhen joined the Italian outfit from Ligue 1 side Lille in the summer of 2020 after netting 18 goals during his only year with the French club.
The Gunners claimed their third successive Premier League victory, though their most recent triumph against Spurs on Sunday will have given Mikel Arteta a huge boost, having previously been under pressure earlier on this season.
Goals by Emile Smith Rowe, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Bukayo Saka crowned a majestic first-half display by Arsenal who were sharper and hungrier than a listless Tottenham side.
The Gunners enter this game on the back of a 3-0 EFL Cup success against AFC Wimbledon, whereas Spurs needed penalties to get over the line against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The Gunners have returned to winning ways of late and Mikel Arteta would have been pleased to see his side add goals to their recently-discovered guile with this 3-0 victory.
Mikel Arteta’s side scraped a 1-0 victory over Norwich City in gameweek four, whereas Burnley’s winless start continued with a 3-1 defeat at Everton.
The 19-year-old has had a rapid rise through the ranks at City and was thrust into the heat of battle at the Emirates after impressing on the international scene for the Republic of Ireland.
The Gunners were torn apart by champions Manchester City before the international break, while Norwich suffered a 2-1 defeat to Leicester City.
Melaye did a short video after the North London club’s 5-0 demolition by Manchester City on Saturday and was close to tears
Both sides recorded crushing victories in their most recent encounters, with City easing to a 5-0 success over Norwich City, while the Gunners thrashed West Bromwich Albion 6-0 in the EFL Cup.
The 25-year-old has not played for the Gunners since the end of the 2019-20 campaign having spent last season on loan at LaLiga champions Atletico Madrid.
Having failed to net in his 15 appearances during his first Chelsea spell, Lukaku needed just a quarter of an hour to make his mark as the Blues ran out 2-0 winners at the Emirates Stadium.
The Belgian put Chelsea ahead just 15 minutes in before Reece James doubled his side’s lead before half-time.
The Gunners opened the new campaign with a dismal 2-0 defeat at Brentford last Friday, whereas Thomas Tuchel’s side eased to a 3-0 success over Crystal Palace.
The 23-year-old, who was part of England’s Euro 2020 squad, has represented England at all levels from Under-18 to Under-21 and was Sheffield United’s player of the year last season.
According to Sky Sports, the Chelsea striker is their preferred target but he’s tempted to remain in the Premier League amid interest from Arsenal, Aston Villa and West Ham United.
Willock is understood to have cost the club up to £25million depending on a series of clauses in his contract.