Should Arsenal be pursuing Premier League destined strike target?

Real Madrid’s Jese is supposedly in talks over a move to to either West Ham United or Southampton currently, while Arsenal and Liverpool have also been linked.

The Spanish striker appears to be surplus to requirements to Real boss Zinedine Zidane this season, and he is supposedly being offered out to clubs this summer.

Arsenal and Liverpool have both been credited with an interest in signing the forward, with both yet to bring in a new striker to the club.

The Gunners have so far failed in their pursuits of a number of top strike-targets, including Gonzalo Higuain, Alvaro Morata and Jamie Vardy, while Alexandre Lacazette’s move is more off than on in recent weeks…

Jese has been scouted on a number of occasions by our club, and has a respectable goal tally of 13 La Liga goals despite only being granted under 2000 match minutes, due to the strong amount of competition for places with the Bernabeu club.

Arsenal appear to only be on the look-out for a challenger to Olivier Giroud, and Jese could be an affordable striker, who at 23 years-old, could still prove to be a shrewd capture, especially when you consider the Spanish giants opted to keep Jese over Alvaro Morata last term.

Zidane has already hinted at the striker’s departure, and now reports claim he has been offered to both West Ham United and Southampton.

We would obviously be a more exciting prospect for the Spaniard, and we seriously cannot afford to get to the end of the transfer window without adding another option up front.

Reports claim the forward will be made available for £15 Million plus add-ons, with the La Liga giants keen on a buy-back clause being included, which could complicate things.

Should we pursue Jese regardless? As much as he still remains more of a prospect than a ready-made star, he does have first-team experience with one of the best teams in the world.

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  1. im drunk an on way home
    its struck me.
    diego costa!!

    i was crying for him to be bought when he was at athletico. hes a 30 goal a season monster. hes vicious disrespectful nasty . good we have friendly.midgets we.need a pitbull.

    45 million bid buys u nutcase who is actually a quality striker who is twice the player lacazette is.
    at same price.

    he is behind aguero in this league no one else. dont forget he was excellent at athletico an at chelsea till he fell out with jose…but everyone else was same after jose went nuts

    fast. good finishin. good vision. will icepick ur nan.


      1. Don’t care if we win or lose!! I just don’t want to see shiyt heads like costa anywhere near our club…

      2. @ Muffdiver

        You were right about one thing mate!
        ➡ You’re drunk ✔ …. Get home safely ?

  2. The £15 million fee is a bargain but the buy back clause is rather off- putting, This deal is basically an expensive loan deal, because you know full well that Real Madrid will activate his buy back clause, within two years.
    We are not that desperate. … Surely? ?

    1. Hope not, if Wenger keeps looking for cheap deals the team will never be feared by rivals. He needs to show intent by spending big on someone who can be a top goal scorer. United weren’t afraid to spend 50m on Martial and although the fee was ridiculously overpriced it gave the team and the fans confidence for him to succeed. If we can spend 40m on Draxler or Lacazette I’m sure teams will be fearing us based on hype like they fear City and United.

  3. Jese? Lacazette?
    Who would know
    with Le Profarcer.
    Apparently 🙂
    Le Profarcer has an eye for
    talent superior to any one else.
    So which wonder strikers has the master bought this last decade?
    Bendtner Park Arshavin Adebayor Vela
    Chamakh Sanogo Eduardo Myaichi
    Giroud Wellbeck Girvinho Campbell
    Podolski Chamberlain Asano.
    Lets not forget super striker Walcott on 140 k/p.
    The 4 EPL titles and 3 Champion’s League titles since 2005
    bear testament to the success of Le Profarcer’s talent scouting prowess.
    6 of these strikers also won the “Ball (miss) barn d’or “.
    Perhaps Wenger should just don his blindfold and dip
    his hand into the striker bargain bin at the +1 pound land shop?
    What’s that? “He’s been doing that these last ten years?
    As the Owner, Board and the majority of Arsenal fans say
    ” Nothing wrong with doing the same thing over and over”
    Why change the winning strategy?

  4. Mustafi has been omitted from the Valencia squad, which obviously suggests that he is on the road to being sold.
    It looks as if this one is going to happen, Folks.

    I’m not sure about these latest Johnny Evans rumours £16 million? And Twitter is on meltdown mode …. again! ?
    And it’s always the Gooner’s that are setting it on ?

    I would be worried about Koscielny and Bellerin being sold if Wenger signs more than one experienced defender. ?
    And Yes… This Transfer window malarkey is effecting us all… in one way or another! ????

  5. Our starting Line up for next season


  6. After getting a defender, all I ask for is Wenger to sign Mahrez. I don’t have a problem with having Giroud or any of our young strikers upfront, if both wings are covered by top class wing players who can score 15+ goals each. Giroud is a 15+ striker too. Should put forward players, including Ozil can score a combined goal of 60+ between them, we will win most of our games if we work on getting clean sheets. I don’t see Wenger getting 2 expensive forward players. I prefer getting Mahrez to Icardi or Lacazzette

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