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Arsenal rule out move for highly-rated English striker

WilsonArsenal fans in the Football Transfer Tavern saw this twist as an inevitable one after talkSPORT revealed that the Gunners have no intentions to buy Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson.

The Cherries pacey striker has had a stand out season in the Championship and his strong season has see him linked with a move to the Emirates.

The Englishman has scored 20 goals in their title winning season and there were rumours earlier on in the season that Arsenal were scouting him.

“No [we are not after him]. We look at all players but we are not especially in for Callum Wilson,” said Wenger.

Everton and Newcastle have also been earmarked as potential suitors for the forward and this will be good news for them as neither of them could compete with the Gunners.

Wilson has been pivotal to Eddie Howe’s successful season and he fitted well in their system as he played on the shoulder ahead of big player.

And Punters think that if he can prove himself in the Premier League next season, then Arsenal could come calling, because him and Olivier Giroud up front could be deadly.

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