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Goonersden.com previously reported Arsenal have shown interested in signing Nigerian international Henry Onyekuru this summer.
Onyekuru, 20, finished joint-top scorer in the Belgian league last season, despite it being his first season with KAS Eupen as they finished fourth from bottom.
The young lad has revealed his net club will be determined by how much play time he will get as he impressive performance has made him one of the most sought –after players in Europe.
“The first and most important thing for a player is to get playing time,” Onyekuru tells KweséESPN.
“I’m still young and I still have a long career to pursue but now I need to play.
“My agents are in talks with top clubs in the Premier League, Bundesliga, French league and others. If they accept our terms, then I’ll make a decision.
“It’s not just about going to a big club and sitting on the bench. It’s not good for me, or being loaned to a club where I won’t play or where I will struggle to play.
“The money can come later but for now, I just want to play to improve, not just to play for a big club,” he explains.
Self-confessed Arsenal fan also revealed he would like to sign for a club where he can challenge win trophies and not fight against relegation putting Arsenal on pole position ahead of West Ham and Everton who are keen on his signature.
He says: “It was very hard for me last season in Belgium because we just got promoted and our first objective was to stay in the league.
“Sometimes I would score two goals and we would end up losing the game. That was tough for me. It was just God’s favor that helped me because finishing 13th in the league but emerging joint top scorer was just amazing.
“So I won’t like to go to a club where I will fight again just to stay in the league. I want to win trophies and if I can win trophies at my age, it will be good for me.”