Real Madrid striker Luka Jović is the ‘chosen one by Mikel Arteta’ to replace Alexandre Lacazette, according to

The Frenchman’s contract runs down at the end of the current season and his future, ‘unless something strange happens in the coming months’, seems to be away from the Emirates.

That’s because the 30-year-old ‘wants to leave’ the north London club as a free agent. He doesn’t enter into Arteta’s plans this campaign and following his mixed performances in the last two seasons, Arsenal need to bring in a replacement next summer.

This is where the Serbia international fits in, as per the report, and is the one picked by Arteta to take Lacazette’s place in the squad.

Jović has found it hard to get minutes under Carlo Ancelotti. He has been restricted to 84 minutes of action across six matches in all competitions. Therefore, the striker wants to leave Los Blancos ‘as soon as possible’.

Real Madrid are in favour of letting the 23-year-old leave since he is one of the players they plan to sell in order to raise funds to sign Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland.