It would be without doubt the signing of the summer, if not the century were it to come off this summer.
Wayne Rooney’s future at Manchester United remains up in the air, and the papers have seen his name linked to clubs all across Europe.
But one name that will not go away is that of Arsenal. Arsene Wenger’s side look a different proposition in the transfer market this time around, with the constant mention of a £70million budget suggesting they will be competing with the likes of Chelsea, and the two Manchester clubs for the top talent.
Were Rooney to become available, it will become fascinating to see if Arsene Wenger chances his luck with a bid.
Whether it would be accepted, and whether Rooney would be interested in a switch to North London remains to be seen, but for Arsenal you feel it would be a deal worth going all out for.
Here, we have compiled a list of five reasons why Arsenal should try and break the bank for Wayne Rooney.