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Duo emerge on Arsenal’s Suarez alternatives list

MichuArsenal fans in the Football Transfer Tavern have endured a frustrating summer as reported transfer target have failed to arrive at the Emirates Stadium.

News emerging this morning indicates that the Gunners are now set to miss out on transfer target number one – Liverpool’s Luis Suarez.

Mirror Football suggests that Arsene Wenger’s hopes of landing the Liverpool striker are starting to fade and instead the French boss is beginning to draw up potential plan B’s with Liverpool apparently determined to hang onto the unsettled Uruguayan this summer.

With Wenger unable to test Liverpool’s resolve after seeing a £40 million plus £1 bid rejected, he has now started to consider other options for the North London club to target as they search for a top quality striker during the current transfer window.

Swansea City’s sensational striker Michu appears to have come onto the radar as Wenger seeks to buy a focal point for the team and the Spainard, who had an outstanding season with the Welsh side netting 22 times in all competitions following his bargain £2.2 million arrival last summer, could be available for around £20 million this summer.

While Manchester City forward Edin Dzeko also remains another option with the Citizens willing to sell the former Wolfsburg man at the right price following their spending spree in attack.

Arsenal have already lost out on Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain to Napoli while other reported target Stevan Jovetic joined City and now they face the disappointment of yet another failed transfer pursuit.

Should Arsenal return with an improved bid for Suarez or give up the chase? How frustrated are you with the lack of transfer incomings Arsenal fans? Let us know your thoughts below.

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