Having been inundated with transfer rumours for the last few weeks about Gonzalo Higuain coming to Arsenal I have been a bit reluctant on bringing up the subject again, but now, according to every media source and their dog, The deal is just about done and dusted for the massive figure (for Arsenal) of £25.5m.
Will Walcott get his strikers wish? by AH
In the second half of the season, many Arsenal fans were clamouring for Lukas Podolski to be given more time on the pitch, then when he was finally reinstated to the starting XI, the calls started for him to be given the chance to replace Giroud as the out-and-out centre-forward.
With the unlucky Arsenal hitman Olivier Giroud unavailable after his red card against Fulham, Arsene Wenger must yet again decide who to play in the centre-forward position against QPR this weekend. Last week the Frenchman gave Lukas Podolski a go at proving his worth in the centre against Man United, but he was mostly anonymous against the newly-elected Premiership Champions.
Should Giroud make way for Podolski? by AH
Podolski as Striker, Yes, But… By Twig
Until his substitute appearance against Norwich, Wenger has hardly used Podolski at all in past 2 months or so. That has fueled rumours that Podolski could be on his way out with clubs like Juventus and Galatasaray as possible destinations.
There have been thousands of comments on JustArsenal wondering why Arsene Wenger kept refusing to play Lukas Podolski in Arsenal’s recent run of excellent form, and somebody finally decided to ask him straight out for his reasons. Wenger said: “Podolski was injured when we played at Bayern and won,”
The contract saga with Theo Walcott seems to have gone on for ever, but right now Arsene Wenger is even more certain that the England winger will finally put pen to paper before the end of the month, but the Arsenal manager insists that there is no way that he would ever promise to make Walcott his first-choice centre-forward to clinch the deal.