According to the Daily Express, Colombian star striker Jackson Martinez is at the top of Arsene Wenger’s wishlist, and it is believed the Gunners boss could be prepared to trigger his £35 million buy-out clause.
The Porto striker, who is currently in Brazil at the World Cup, has scored 60 goals in 91 games this season and has grown into one of the best strikers in the business.
The French gaffer is also believed to be interested in AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli and it looks certain that Wenger will raid the market to support Olivier Giroud next season.
And the Gunners’ chances of signing Martinez have been boosted after comments he made in South America.
He said: “I know that there have been discussions, but still no agreements.
“My agent is taking care of my future, right now I’m at the World Cup and only after the World Cup I’ll evaluate proposals.
“As a child I cheered for Arsenal, they play a game that suits me. If I had the occasion to play there, I would say yes.”
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