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Gakpo to Arsenal – Here is the latest update

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Arsenal is one of the clubs looking to buy Cody Gakpo as he continues to impress for the Netherlands at the World Cup.

The Dutchman remains one of the finest players in the world at the moment, after taking his superb league form to the World Cup as he represents the Dutch national team.

In the summer, he was very close to a Premier League move, with the likes of Manchester United and Leeds United keen.

However, he eventually remained at PSV and continued his development, which might not be for long.

He is already being tipped to leave the club in January and Arsenal is one club that will like to add him to their squad.

However, a report on insists the Gunners are not the only side keen on a move for him, revealing that Chelsea and Liverpool are also on his chase.

Arsenal are preparing for a busy January transfer window with a new attacker and central midfielder thought to be on the club’s agenda. Mikel Arteta was keen to add more signings to his squad in the summer transfer window after the Gunners had spent over £100million for a second successive year.

Cody Gakpo and Mykhaylo Mudryk have both been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium in the new year. understands Arsenal hold a long-term interest in Gakpo, with reports elsewhere suggesting they could face competition from Manchester United and Liverpool for his signature.

Mudryk has previously admitted that he would struggle to ‘say no’ to Arsenal if they were to make an offer for his services. Shakhtar Donetsk are said to have slapped an £80million price tag on their star forward, who has been labelled the ‘Ukrainian Neymar’ due to his electric pace and amazing dribbling ability.

Gakpo has impressed for the Netherlands at the World Cup in Qatar, having now registered 35 goal contributions for club and country so far this season. Former Chelsea star Joe Cole believes Arsenal transfer target Gakpo is also worth £80million.

Mudryk, who has also been linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium, is valued at a similar price than Cole suggested Gakpo could cost. Speaking on ITV’s coverage after Gakpo helped the Netherlands win 2-0 against Qatar to qualify for the World Cup round of 16 stage, Cole said: “He [Gakpo] would’ve gone into this tournament at the top of all the databases of all the top clubs.

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