£55m Benjamin Sesko's next club is blindingly obvious amid Arsenal, Chelsea, and Man Utd transfer interest

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Several clubs are understood to be interested in signing the RB Leipzig striker

No rush, Benjamin. You take your time, pal. It’s not as if a glut of the biggest clubs in the English game are waiting on tenterhooks to discover where you fancy playing your football next season. Oh, wait...

It is no great secret that Football Manager darling Benjamin Sesko is a popular boy. The Slovenian striker has emerged as one of the most sought after young talents in European football following a breakout debut campaign with current club RB Leipzig during which he has registered a goal every 115 minutes. Tall, pacy, and frequently compared to Erling Haaland, the 21-year-old is widely touted as the next in a seemingly never-ending production line of physically imposing continental centre forwards who are lured to the Premier League on the promise of vast riches and international acclaim.

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To that end, Sesko has a decision to make. According to Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, the striker has several offers on the table, but his taking his time before settling on his next destination. Writing on social media, the renowned reporter said: ‘Benjamin Sesko, taking some more days to decide his future. There's still new contract proposal from RB Leipzig on the table. Meanwhile, Sesko said no to £25.5 million net salary from Saudi. Man United, Arsenal, Chelsea have all approached Sesko since March/April.’

Of those three Premier League clubs, you suspect that Arsenal represent the most alluring option. While Chelsea find themselves in a state of flux, and Manchester United already have Rasmus Hojlund as their designated promising European striker, the Gunners are in desperate need of recruits at the point of attack this summer, and could offer Sesko a mutually beneficial role in North London.

Mikel Arteta’s need for a goal-scorer is clear to see, and there is a good probability that the right man could be the missing piece in the Spaniard’s jigsaw that finally drags Arsenal to a Premier League title. But make no mistake, this would be a move that massively boosts Sesko’s profile too.

The Gunners could offer him not only repeated opportunities at domestic silverware, but Champions League football next season too. Sesko would also be handed the chance to slot into an attack that scored 91 goals in the top flight last term without a consistent centre forward, and the prospect of playing alongside the likes of Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard, and a whole host of other creative talents is presumably a tempting one.

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None of this is to say that Sesko wouldn’t be a success at either Stamford Bridge or Old Trafford; in truth, he is so talented that you would expect him to thrive just about anywhere. But if the Leipzig striker is keen to seek out a new challenge this summer, and if he wants to give himself the best chance at instant and prolonged success, then surely there is only one club that makes absolute sense.

If Arsenal’s offer still stands - and at this stage, there is no reason to believe that it doesn’t - then there Sesko should very seriously consider accepting it. When he eventually pulls his finger out.

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