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Arsenal told to spend £8m for strike ace

Mirko Vucinic

It’s another packed day in the Football Transfer Tavern and as has become the norm since the transfer window opened for business, the Landlord has arrived with the latest stories fresh off the press.

He bring fresh speculation about yet another Arsenal striking target as  The Mirror suggest that the Gunners have been informed that they will have to spend £8m for Juventus ace Mirko Vucinic, if they want to land the Montenegrin striker in January.

Arsene Wenger is stepping up his chase for a top-quality striker during the current window after he lost Nicklas Bendtner for at least six weeks with an ankle injury. This has left the Emirates side looking decidedly short in attack.

Now it has been suggested that representatives from Arsenal have met with Juve’s general manager Beppe Marrota in London over the New Year as the Italian champions consider letting the striker go.

However the Serie A team have told both Arsenal and their north London rivals Tottenham that they have no plans to send the 30-year-old out on loan.

Instead he could be available on a permanent basis, with a bid in the region of £8m enough to convince the Old Lady to sell Vucinic sell the prolific forward.

Meanwhile, it appears that the Juve chief was busy in London over the festive period also meeting with West Ham over the potential transfer for f striker Fabio Quagliarella to Upton Park.

The former Italian international turns 31 in January, but Juve still reportedly want £4million for hid services.

Which striker should Arsenal look at? Let us know your thoughts below.


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