With Arsenal linked earlier this week with a £10m bid to sign little-known Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic this summer by the Metro, here’s a look at five facts the Gunners should know about this exciting young forward – and perhaps five reasons the club are right to be pursuing this up-and-coming talent over more established names…
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1) Ibrahimovic comparison
He’s been compared with Paris Saint-Germain star Zlatan Ibrahimovic already. While these tags can end up being fairly meaningless, there’s a clear comparison to be made here, as Mitrovic is another tall, powerful, but also incredibly skillful forward who has shown his ability from a very young age, much like the Swede who has been around for what feels like forever.