Hwang Hee-Chan could be outstanding addition for Arsenal

Salzburg's South Korean midfielder Hwang Hee-Chan (L) beats Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk (R) before scoring their first goal during the UEFA Champions league Group E football...

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Hwang Hee-Chan.

Salzburg's South Korean midfielder Hwang Hee-Chan (L) beats Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk (R) before scoring their first goal during the UEFA Champions league Group E football...

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Red Bull Salzburg forward Hwang Hee-Chan, with the Daily Mail reporting their interest.

The South Korea international is in the midst of an outstanding season, and added to Arsenal's squad he could be a truly invaluable player.

 

Hwang Hee-Chan has scored seven goals and provided 10 assists in 11 games for Salzburg so far this season.

One of these goals came in the Champions League when he twisted Virgil van Dijk inside out to score at Anfield last week.

What would be bring to Arsenal's squad?

In a word, competition. Hwang could become a vital part of Arsenal's attack.

He is just 23, compared to Pierre-Emerick Aubemeyang, 30 and Alexandre Lacazette, 28.

Hee-chan Hwang of RB Salzburg looks on during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and RB Salzburg at Anfield on October 2, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

His arrival would ensure there is youth in Arsenal's frontline, vital if Eddie Nketiah is not ready to make the step up next season.

Hwang's creativity could help get the best out of Arsenal's forwards too, and his versatility allows him to line up out wide as well as up front.

He can put the pressure on Nicolas Pepe, and give Arsenal further competition along with Reiss Nelson and Bukayo Saka.

Just because Arsenal already have several good attackers, does not mean they should shy away from adding one more.

Hwang is an industrious player who would raise standards at Arsenal.

If he were to sign and bring his Salzburg form to the Premier League, he could make the Gunners unstoppable.

Hwang Hee-chan of Red Bull Salzburg celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 3-1 during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and RB Salzburg at Anfield on October...

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