Good morning Arsenal fans
Arsenal’s Champions League hopes have been dealt a huge blow by Tottenham.
Spurs inflicted a 3-0 loss on their London rivals in the tense Prem clash.
A Harry Kane double, along with a strike by Son was enough to give the home side a win.
Kane’s first goal was a penalty and he revealed that analysing Gunners keeper Aaron Ramsdale in England training helped him pick the right spot.
The Gunners are now just one point ahead of Tottenham with two games to go.
Arsenal’s cause wasn’t helped by defender Rob Holding who was sent off early on in the game after receiving two yellow cards for consecutive fouls on Spurs star Son Heung-min.
It’s safe to say Arteta didn’t agree with the ref’s decision to send off Holding.
The Spaniard claimed he’d be suspended for SIX MONTHS if he gave his opinion on referee Paul Tierney’s choices in the match.
Arteta fumed in his post-match interview: “If I say what I think I’ll be suspended for six months. Such a beautiful game was destroyed today.”
Holding’s dismissal, along with a hamstring injury to centre-back Gabriel Maghalaes, means Arsenal will likely have to field a make-shift defence for the rest of the season.
Elsewhere, the Gunners are eyeing Everton star Dominic Calvert-Lewin if they miss out on Manchester City ace Gabriel Jesus.
Fabrizio Romano claims the Gunners are lining up a new striker this summer.
And City slicker Jesus is at the top of Mikel Arteta’s list.
But the Spaniard is also prepared to go in for Calvert-Lewin should Pep Guardiola block Jesus’ exit.
However, Arsenal have submitted a £43million bid for Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus.
That is according to GOAL, who report that an offer has been “formalised” and that negotiations are “close to an end”.
Meanwhile, Arsenal ace Reiss Nelson will hold talks with manager Mikel Arteta over his Emirates future as Feyenoord look to keep him on loan for another season.
Nelson linked up with the Eredivisie giants last year after being deemed as surplus to requirements by the Gunners.
According to Romano, the Dutch outfit is desperate to keep him at the club for another season.
Finally, Arsenal are set to open talks with Bologna as they eye up a summer swoop to sign Aaron Hickey.
According to Corriere de Bologna, the Gunners will hold talks with the Serie A outfit imminently as they see Hickey as a possible replacement for Nuno Tavares.
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