Arsenal Eyeing Double Swoop For €71m Attacker And Big-Money Striker

By on July 25, 2015

An interesting report from the Telegraph today claims that Arsenal are hoping to land £50m-rated Borussia Dortmund attacker Marco Reus and a big-money striker this summer.

Arsene Wenger has been strongly tipped to bring in a new front-man and he admitted yesterday that the money is available to sign a marquee name if we can find the right player.

Like many fans, I only expected us to sign one forward player this summer, at most, so it comes as something of a surprise to read the Telegraph claim today that we’re looking to land TWO big-money attackers.

The newspaper says that Wenger is preparing to hijack’s Liverpool’s attempts to sign Marco Reus after the Merseysiders supposedly opened talks over a potential deal for the German international.

Dortmund are desperate to keep hold of Reus and the paper suggests they’ll demand around €71m (£50m) for his signature, with the player believed to be keen on a move to the Premier League.

We’ve long been linked with a move for the 26-year-old and I’d love to see him come to the Emirates this summer, but he might not be the only big-money addition as the Telegraph claim that even if we successfully land Reus, Wenger will still want to sign a marquee striker.

Karim Benzema is the name on everybody’s lips at the minute and we’d have a devastating attack if we could land him along with Reus.  Can you imagine a forward line of Sanchez, Ozil, Reus and Benzema at Arsenal next season!?

However, as exciting as that sounds, I just don’t think it’s realistic. Despite what the Telegraph claim, I personally don’t see Arsene spending big on two forwards this summer, UNLESS someone like Theo Walcott was to leave.

But Theo’s in the final year of his deal but speculation suggests he’s close to signing an extension, so it’s unlikely he’ll be going anywhere.

If we could sign one of Reus or a striker like Benzema this summer, I’d be delighted. Both is just a pipe dream…..


  1. Joseph Barasa

    July 25, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    I hope wenger will do something to make us fans smile.But the way i known him,its not easy to spend £71million on two player.May be he will go in for a cheap choice.That is why he says,”if we can get the right player,we can not break the bank,we cant throw away the money just on one player,it will not be realistic.” Remember Wenger also saying,”Manchester United are buying success.”Joseph Barasa from Kenya.

  2. Dhiza

    July 25, 2015 at 9:34 pm

    lacazette might be a good signing.

  3. Pascal NIYONSENGA

    July 26, 2015 at 5:40 am

    Really we,as arsenal fans we need to be joyful this season,so Wenger help us to determine that move of BENZEMA and REUS M.
    We need permanentely to shout up MANU’s fans

    Arsena till I die

  4. Aminu

    July 26, 2015 at 8:37 am

    pls we need quality players.

  5. Aneb muheirwe

    July 26, 2015 at 8:50 am

    Arsenal needs only astriker like kalim or lacazette


    July 26, 2015 at 9:57 am



    July 26, 2015 at 9:58 am


  8. Alausa ramadan

    July 26, 2015 at 10:42 am

    Iam a arsenal fans till I die buh all we to strenghten d squad now is a striker nd winger like marco reus and karim benzema

  9. sisay

    July 26, 2015 at 11:11 am

    I don’t trust in avenger about transfer am very sad anyway a I love Arsenal

  10. sani ahlan

    July 26, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    when we buy rose we solve our fronlame because we had a finisher

  11. otidonatusgodspower

    July 27, 2015 at 2:56 am

    Wenger please buy Benzema. he’s needed pls

  12. otidonatusgodspower

    July 27, 2015 at 3:00 am

    Wenger also go for Reus and Jon stone pls there are all good.


    July 27, 2015 at 3:29 pm

    pls help am looking for a job

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