The Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern have both often and loudly told the rest of the punters propping up the bar how they suffer from deja vu.
Every season, the Gunners seem to be linked with the same names only to not sign a striker and then watch what had promised to be a promising title tilt crash and burn during the business end of the campaign.
So, even the most optimistic of North London locals in tonight have barely cracked a smile at reports from the Daily Mail.
Now, being linked with a forward of that calibre may not seem like the worst thing in the world for a club who’ve often been lamented for their lack of activity on the transfer front.
Still, the 22-year old has long been linked with a move to the Emirates, with a move never coming off and further reports linking the German with a switch have brought up bad memories.
Besides, is he even the forward Arsenal so desperately need?
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