World Class Striker ‘Tells Arsenal He Wants To Join Them’ – Reports

By on August 27, 2014

According to reports today, Radamel Falcao has told Arsenal he is willing to make the move to the Emirates on loan until the end of the season.

We are currently facing a striker crisis following the news that Olivier Giroud is set to be sidelined until the new year with a broken foot and the newspaper are linking us with a whole host of names, including a shock move for Nikola Zigic.

It’s not exactly clear what Arsene Wenger’s plan is but the Metro are reporting today that Monaco striker Radamel Falcao has told Arsenal that he wants to move to the Emirates until the end of the season.

Falcao is available on loan as Monaco are keen to get his hefty wages off their books due to new cost-cutting measures put in place by the clubs owner, and the report suggests that a deal for the Colombian international would set us back around £20m when you factor in a loan fee and the players wages.

Obviously Falcao would be a dream signing and he’d be a huge upgrade on Giroud, but I personally don’t think there’s any chance Arsene would sanction spending that kind of money on a short-term move.

Maybe if we could persuade Monaco to lower their fee and Falcao to reduce his wage demands, it would make the deal more manageable. Otherwise I just don’t see it happening.


  1. Abdul

    August 27, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    Gud option for Arsenal striking position but my concern is DM.

  2. Tito

    August 27, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    a cant say wel until a c im in gunners shirt

  3. Mathews mubanga

    August 27, 2014 at 6:02 pm

    Iam very glad if wenger signig the world class strike of colombian and central back middle filled at emirates to mentally top four

    • oz

      August 28, 2014 at 9:19 am

      Your words make no sense.

      • way

        August 28, 2014 at 4:35 pm

        He’s got a point though …

        • way

          August 28, 2014 at 4:36 pm

          I would be too glad to

  4. AJIBADE, Edward Akinyemi

    August 27, 2014 at 7:01 pm

    If he (Wenger) likes, let him sign a covetous striker and if not, he would be the one to suffer for it. His sturboness, coupled with the management sturboness are things to ponder upon by the fans. He can still make do with the ‘Transfer market’, for the remaining 5 days.

  5. Karem Kaba

    August 27, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    falcao n I only falcao but while spend 20million on a loan player ?

  6. Arsen ranlex

    August 27, 2014 at 10:07 pm

    I don’t tink it will be possible

  7. Mike

    August 27, 2014 at 10:47 pm

    I still prefare cavani.. but I dont see any of it happening .. I think is time for wenger to leave.. he doesn’t know what his doing… giroud is injured and his not doing anything abt it.. is he going to depend on sanogo or who?
    How can we cope with thr big teams?

  8. Dennis Afia

    August 27, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    Arsenal is now in d group stage, pls pls n pls mr. Wenger, we desperately need a classy world class striker. I dnt care how u do dt.

  9. Zealous

    August 28, 2014 at 12:12 am

    I can’t see dat happenin becos 20million loan fee not on de sight of A. Wenger

  10. Malaysian gunner

    August 28, 2014 at 1:22 am

    Despite what Wenger says,most fans are agreed that another striker is needed especially if Poldoski were to go. If the German were to leave and Wenger depends on any of Campbell,Sanoga and Walcott to deliver and they fail,the fm shd blame nobody except himself.
    When anything goes wrong he blames everyone,the ref,etc . He shd look at the mirror and know he is accountable 98% of all decisions.

  11. rob

    August 28, 2014 at 1:39 am

    Ok I’m seeing things different not sure why tho! I feel 20million one season is a lot but I feel it can happen falcao also puma signed! (Prob won’t make a difference) I’d only imagine it possible if we could have him permanent in end! What if he won us every trophy (not by himself obviously) would that not have paid for his loan in income? May sound silly but I’d accept him to get trophys added to our new shiny two! If not then remy NOT zigic

  12. Raul D'Mellow

    August 28, 2014 at 7:12 am

    Then Wenger will say we don’t need Falcao,we have Sanogo.

  13. Atom Atomicity

    August 28, 2014 at 7:24 am

    I’ll believe by seeing

  14. madalla

    August 28, 2014 at 7:41 am

    Zigic has no far or near value at Arsenal luk 4 another 1


    August 28, 2014 at 7:45 am

    we can’t loan Falcao 20m what will be his wages

  16. kaima ali

    August 28, 2014 at 8:02 am

    Yo ryt

  17. Anthony

    August 28, 2014 at 8:16 am

    if wenger didn’t sign eto’o& mario am sure he wil not sigh falcao even if he is there on loan

  18. Abwenzi

    August 28, 2014 at 8:35 am

    Its simple we nid a hitman ,

  19. Ezekiel Murumba

    August 28, 2014 at 9:36 am

    wenger said that he hd been given enough money to by,y cant he do it?we r struggling so much to win our games.Can somebody tell wenger,we need a world class striker who can score and not struggle,a defender and a midfielder now tht Arteta is injured and chambalain is completely not in his form.Its not a secret,te way we r,struggling,no trophies.Professor can u open ua eyes.Its no longer our game infact worse than last season,what a shame struggling with small teams like Besktas.Break the bank.

  20. charlesmila

    August 28, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    sir Wenger, i am an arsenal fan, i bet you, you will cry in due course if you dont make good buy of a striker now.

  21. yisa

    August 28, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    pls WENGER facoal and song DEAL is a very good ones try and get them before transfer closes

  22. henry joseph

    August 28, 2014 at 4:52 pm

    if a world class will join arsenal, wages is nothing.

  23. John McEvoy

    August 28, 2014 at 11:16 pm

    Sorry guys bur Mr. Wenger said this evening he is not interested in Falco as he “cannot afford him”

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