Arsenal reluctantly set to let Eddie Nketiah leave, with Fulham willing to pay up to £30million

Arsenal are reluctantly set to let Eddie Nketiah leave the club this summer to pave the way for the signing of RB striker Benjamin Sesko, according to the Sun.

The 24-year-old Hale End graduate struggled for regular playing chances in 2023-24 and has learnt he is set to fall further down the pecking order going forward as manager Mikel Arteta looks to bolster his attack this summer.

Nketiah, who was once described as a ‘beast’ and ‘top-level’ player by the Arsenal boss is not short of suitors, with Fulham willing to pay up to £30 million for his services.

Crystal Palace and Wolverhampton Wanderers are also keen, with Everton interested in landing him on a potential season-long loan.

A bidding war between the interested parties can help the Gunners drive the final price for him to above £30m, which would come in handy as they look to land Sesko.

The 21-year-old impressed in the Bundesliga last term, bagging 18 goals in 41 appearances across all competitions.

Sesko’s teammates at Red Bull Salzburg regularly told him that he is better than Manchester City hitman Erling Braut Haaland, and the Slovenia international has plans to be.

The two-footed 6ft 4in striker boasts lung-bursting and blistering pace, is a major and constant threat in the air and has great technique.

Arsenal could do with such a striker in their bid to win the Premier League title next term, and sacrificing Nketiah for him could be worth it.

However, they will be facing stiff competition from the likes of Chelsea and AC Milan for Sesko, and pipping rivals to his services will be huge given his massive potential and talents.

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