After watching their side lose 4-3 at home to Liverpool to kick off the season on a sour note, the Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern have been drowning their sorrows.
However, ever the optimists, one of our more eagle eyed punters have spotted promising reports emanating out of Italy.
According to the Daily Telegraph (via Gazetta World), the North London giants are to make a late push to land Real Madrid superstar James Rodriguez.
The Colombian has found it hard to force his way into Los Blancos’ starting lineup over the past few months, despite his standing as one of the elite talents in Europe.
With Arsene Wenger in need of a transfer boost, the 25-year old playmaker would represent a major coup.
The former Monaco man has been linked with a move to Manchester City in the past, after announcing himself on the world stage following his excellent performances at the 2014 World Cup.
Do Arsenal need James? Surely they’d be better of getting a proper striker? Let us know below…
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