Report: Juventus want Arsenal star to replace injured Federico Chiesa

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Edinson Cavani (Manchester United)
Edinson Cavani (Manchester United)
Memphis Depay (FC Barcelona)
Memphis Depay (FC Barcelona)
Mauro Icardi (Paris Saint-Germain)
Mauro Icardi (Paris Saint-Germain)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal)

Serie A giants Juventus are reportedly eyeing a move for a Arsenal star to replace Federico Chiesa, who will miss the rest of the season.

The Serie A outfit confirmed this week the European Championship winner suffered a cruciate ligament injury in the Super Cup defeat to Inter Milan this week.

Click through the gallery above to see other strikers linked with Juventus.

The 24-year-old is now set to miss the remainder of the season, leaving coach Massimiliano Allegri a bit short in the attack as they look to get back in the top four.

Italian publication Tuttomercato have reported that Juventus are in the market for a new striker and have made Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang their top target.

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Aubamayeng's future at Arsenal remains unclear after he was axed from the first team squad and had the captain's armband taken away for a disciplinary breach.

The Sun report that the Gunners are willing to listen to offers for the 31-year-old, who is currently at the Africa Cup of Nations with Gabon although he missed the first clash due to Covid-19.

Here are 10 January transfers that were confirmed this week. 

Chris Wood - joined Newcastle United from Burnley
Chris Wood - joined Newcastle United from Burnley
Cody Drameh - joined Cardiff City on loan from Lee
Cody Drameh - joined Cardiff City on loan from Leeds United
Philippe Coutinho - joined Aston Villa on loan fro
Philippe Coutinho - joined Aston Villa on loan from Barcelona
Sergio Oliveira - joined AS Roma on loan from FC P
Sergio Oliveira - joined AS Roma on loan from FC Porto
Folarin Balogun - joined Middlesbrough on loan fro
Folarin Balogun - joined Middlesbrough on loan from Arsenal
Lucas Digne - joined Aston Villa from Everton
Lucas Digne - joined Aston Villa from Everton
Lorenzo Insigne - will join FC Toronto from Napoli
Lorenzo Insigne - will join FC Toronto from Napoli on 1 July 2022
Kazuyoshi Miura - joined Suzuka Point Getters on l
Kazuyoshi Miura - joined Suzuka Point Getters on loan from Yokohama FC
Anwar El Ghazi - joined Everton on loan from Aston
Anwar El Ghazi - joined Everton on loan from Aston Villa
Borja Mayoral and Gonzalo Villar - joined Getafe o
Borja Mayoral and Gonzalo Villar - joined Getafe on loan from AS Roma