Date: 20th December 2023 at 5:58pm
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Arsenal travel to Merseyside to face Liverpool on Saturday, in what could prove to be a crucial game in determining the Premier League title. 

Mikel Arteta’s side currently sit top of the standings after a 2-0 win against Brighton and Hove Albion last weekend.

Goals from Gabriel Jesus and Kai Havertz earned the Gunners an important victory and allowed them to leapfrog Liverpool into top spot after the Reds were held to a goalless draw against Manchester United.

Victory for either side at Anfield would see the winners sit top of the table at Christmas, while a draw would allow Aston Villa to move to the summit with victory over Sheffield United.

Off the pitch, the January transfer window is fast approaching and it appears that the Gunners are keen to hold on to one of their attackers.

As per 90min, Arsenal would demand as much as £50 million to allow striker Eddie Nketiah to leave the club next month.

Nketiah is likely to stay at Arsenal beyond next month

Nketiah, 24, is also said to be content at the club and isn’t pushing to leave despite a relative lack of playing time.

The striker is a product of the club’s youth system and has now made more than 150 appearances for the Gunners across all competitions.

He has scored 38 goals in that time, but has never established himself as Arsenal’s first choice striker.

Brazilian Gabriel Jesus has been Arteta’s primary attacking throughout since joining Arsenal from Manchester City two years ago, but it appears that the Spaniard is still keen to ensure Nketiah stays put at The Emirates beyond next month.

So far this season the striker has scored six goals across all competitions, and also earned his first senior international call-up, making his England debut during a 1-0 win over Australia in October.

The report claims that Arsenal’s significant asking price for Nketiah has deterred fellow Premier League side Brentford, who had previously shown interest in the England international.

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