Arsenal have been linked with a move for Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema for a number of seasons now, and despite the time of the season, and the fact we signed a striker a matter of weeks ago, the reports have sprung up once again.
Arsenal appear to be desperate to bring in another striker this summer, and have so far failed to do so, and we thought we’d delve into the latest prices on us to land a number of targets.
Arsenal are in the hunt to bring in a new striker this summer, and have so far failed to do so, but does Wenger have a trump card in mind?
Our club was strongly linked with the capture of Alvaro Morata toward the end of last season, with Real said to be looking to trigger a buy-back clause, in order to sell him on for a profit.
We have received supposed boosts in our respective bids to sign trio Romelu Lukaku, Alexandre Lacazette and Alvaro Morata, but we won’t be signing all three…
We are believed to be working hard on trying to sign a top striker to challenge Olivier Giroud for the sole striker role this season, and have already endured a number of setbacks along the way, such as being turned down by Jamie Vardy.
Real Madrid have revealed that Alvaro Morata will be returning to the club this summer, and will join up with the first-team squad ahead of pre-season.
The Spanish international’s future has been highly speculated in recent months, with many news sources claiming that the striker would have his buy-back clause triggered, before selling him on for profit.
The German ex-Arsenal winger/striker Lukas Podolski and the France hitman Karim Benzema are both very annoyed with the furore in their home countries surrounding the player selections for the Euros.
The countdown is on to the European Championships this summer, where a host of emerging stars will be trying to earn big-money moves to some top clubs, but a number of our targets will not be involved in the tournament.
It wouldn’t be a proper transfer window if Arsenal were not linked with the Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, in fact last summer the rumours were continuing from the beginning until the end, despite numerous denials by both the player and Arsene Wenger.