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Arsenal given all-clear to capture Real Madrid forward

Jese RodriguezArsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern are excitedly discussing a piece of gossip from the continent, which suggests the Gunners are set to capture another star from Spanish football.

Potentially following in the footsteps of Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Gabriel Paulista, Metro cite Don Balon as stating Real Madrid will sell Jese Rodriguez to Arsenal in January for a fee of £21.2m.

The 22-year-old wide-man has struggled to earn opportunities under Rafael Benitez this season and his frustrated by his situation, leaving the door open for a lucrative move in January.

Arsenal are locked in a battle for the Premier League title and a capable attacker tops their wish-list for the New Year, with Jese fitting the bill as he is capable of playing in a wide position and as a central forward when required.

With Arsenal’s frailties identified with recent injury problems, that plagued the right-side of midfield in particular, Jese’s arrival could prove decisive in Arsene Wenger’s quest to end an 11-year wait for a league crown.

Arsenal fans, should you pay the asking price for Jese Rodriguez? Let us know in the comments below!

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