This latest development on one of the many Arsenal transfer rumours doing the rounds could be just the tonic that the disappointed and disgruntled Arsenal fans need at the end of another season without the Premier League trophy. The reasons for the latest failure by Arsenal have been and will continue to be the subject of heavy debate but one thing I think we can all agree on is that the lack of goals compared to the amount of possession and chances was a major factor.
That is why a lot of Arsenal fans are hoping that a top class striker is at the top of Arsene Wenger´s transfer wish list and why the Gunners have been linked with many forwards recently. One of them is Zlatan Ibrahimovic and very few players can match the Swedish international´s numbers and record of success across a number of leagues for a large number of different clubs.
Any fears that his powers as a striker are on the wane at 34-years old should be eased by the fact that his last season in France has been his most prolific ever, with 46 goals from 49 games, including 36 in the league at a rate of more than one per match.
This is the sort of player that we hear Wenger bemoaning is not available but Sky Sports are reporting that Ibrahimovic himself has confirmed that he will be leaving his current club PSG this summer and we have already heard that he fancies a stint in the English Premier League. The question now is whether it will be with Arsenal? And if not, Arsene, why not?