Arsenal interested in signing of 17-goals La Liga attacker

Arsenal are reportedly keeping tabs on developments surrounding Real Sociedad forward Alexander Isak.

The 21-year-old was called up to the Sweden squad for Euro 2020 and impressed in his country’s opener with Spain on Monday, despite failing to score as the game ended 0-0.

Isak also enjoyed a stellar season with Spanish outfits in the 2020-21 La Liga campaign, founding back of the net 17 times in 34 games, and his performances have understandably attracted interest from top European clubs.

According to The Athletic, Isak has emerged as a top transfer target for the North London giants as they eye attacking reinforcements, however, the club have already been dealt a massive blow in their pursuit of the forward.

The Sweden international has affirmed that he plans to stay at Real Sociedad for the time being, and his ex-club Borussia Dortmund supposedly inserted a €30m (£25.8m) buyback clause into his deal when he left the Germany for Spain in 2019.

Isak’s contract with Sociedad does not end until the summer of 2024, and he has scored 33 goals in 89 games for the club in total.

Meanwhile, Arsenal also keen on strengthening their squad by signing Manchester United attacking midfielder Donny van de Beek on a season-long loan deal.