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Viktor Gyokeres of Sporting CP a primary target for Arsenal

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Sporting CP plans to ask for £68.5 million for Viktor Gyokeres, an Arsenal target. The 25-year-old Swede has gained attention as a top striker in the Portuguese Primeira Liga. He joined Lisbon from Coventry for £20 million last July and has showcased his talent with 37 goals and 14 assists in 50 matches for both club and country.

Clubs, including Arsenal, are showing interest in signing Viktor Gyokeres due to his impressive 22 goals in 24 top-flight matches. Chelsea and AC Milan are also reportedly keen on acquiring the star striker in the upcoming summer transfer window.

According to The Mirror, Viktor Gyokeres desires a return to the Premier League, where he previously played for Brighton from 2018 to 2021. His exceptional performance this season has significantly improved. With his goals aiding Sporting in their pursuit of the Portuguese league title and potentially a league and cup double.

What did Viktor Gyokeres say regarding the rumors?

Sporting’s management prioritizes a strong finish to the season, though Portuguese sources suggest the club may sell Gyokeres for £68.5 million. Gyokeres stated he would evaluate his future at that time.

Viktor Gyokeres said: “It’s a sign that I’ve performed well. But it’s not something I take too seriously, since it’s just speculation.”

“But of course, it’s fun. We’ll see this summer. It’s not something I know about myself, what will happen. I enjoy Sporting extremely well and feel no stress about the summer coming quickly.”

“It is clear that what I have done has attracted attention, but it is not really my focus in everyday life. But of course, it’s fun that I have fans who appreciate what I’ve done.”

Only time will tell where Viktor Gyokeres will end up next season.

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