Arsenal may have pipped Tottenham Hotspur to second place in the most heartbreaking of fashions (for Spurs fans anyway), though it is the Gunners’ arch rivals who could ultimately have the last laugh.
Now both North London sides will be playing Champions League football next year, they tend to be linked with same calibre of players ahead of what promises to be a busy summer for either club.
With both Arsene Wenger and Mauricio Pochettino needing to draft in striking reinforcements, Sporting Lisbon star Islam Silmani has been touted as a potential target.
The Algerian marksman bagged a stunning 31 goals this season and has emerged as one of the most potent attackers on the continent.
According to Portuguese outlet A Bola, the 27-year old is already beginning the process of leaving his rented home nearing Sporting’s training complex.
Earlier this week, O Jogo claimed Slimani would prefer a move to White Hart Lane, with Premier League champions Leicester City also understood to retain an interest.
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