Wenger running out of options as Arsenal seek big name striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal’s hunt for a top-drawer striker has continued this week, with limited success. Having reportedly agreed terms with Argentine Gonzalo Higuain over an original fee of £23 million, Real Madrid President Florentino Perez – in a move befitting of him – decided to hike up the asking price by a further £10 million, to which Arsenal have baulked. Understandably so.
Having moved the co-ordinates of their finely tuned radar, the Arsenal hierarchy have elected to move onto other targets, namely Liverpool’s polarizing Uruguayan enigma, Luiz Suarez. Having first had a £30 million formal bid rejected by Liverpool, the Gunners were reportedly readying a £35 million counter offer and now it seems that the board have sanctioned a £40 million offer, for the player Arsene Wenger rates more highly than Gonzalo Higuain.
Now though, just like Los Meringues’ president, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodger...