World Class Striker Reportedly Set For Arsenal, Fans Doubtful


Arsenal fans look to be set for another summer of Gonzalo Higuain madness as the rumour mill begins to kick into gear. Reports this morning from Calcio Mercato suggested Higuain might finally be set to join the Gunners.

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Do we need another striker? Well, it’s not a priority, but there’s definitely room for one more at the club – especially if Theo Walcott leaves. I think Danny Welbeck has shown he is still more of an asset from a wide position, which only leaves Olivier Giroud and Chuba Akpom as natural strikers competing for the lone striker role. To win a title, I really think we could do with another world class goal scorer at the club. Higuain is just that, experienced and quality. His goal scoring record at both Napoli and Real Madrid have been consistently impressive and I have no doubt he will succeed in the Premier League.

Napoli are struggling to maintain Champions League status for next season and if they don’t manage it, I’m sure Higuain will want to move on. At 27 I expect him to also want to test himself in the Premier League. I think it’d be great if we gave him a platform to do just that.

Do you think we should spend half of our reported transfer kitty on Higuain? Here’s what some Arsenal fans are saying on the topic: