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Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, is acclaimed for giving young players the opportunity to break into the first team and under his tutelage, many starlets have thrived over the years.
If reports in the media are to be taken with any credit, then the North Londoners are targeting another talented youngster in person of Dutch international and Feyenoord center forward Joshua Zirkzee.
According to Soccernews.nl, the 16-year-old striker transferred to Feyenoord from ADO Den Haag, netting 33 goals in 27 appearances (in 2016) and got the attention ofAjax. However, the Rotterdam based club are clear that he is going to Arsenal.
The Dutch source have mentioned that Ajax were in negotiations to sign Joshua but no agreement was reached and now the teenage center forward is close to sealing a deal for Arsenal, who have beaten the Eredivisie giants to get the boy.
Zirkzee has so far played 4 games for the U-21 national team and bagged one goal. Not to forget, the Gunners have already brought a top quality striker for the first team by luring Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon in a club record deal.