Arsenal hope for fantastic striker transfer after come and get me plea

Arsenal hope to bring Premier League goal machine to Emirates Stadium. Arsenal have high hopes of signing a striker in...

Arsenal hope to bring Premier League goal machine to Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal have high hopes of signing a striker in January, and one of their top targets for the transfer window has revealed he would be open to an offer from Emirates Stadium.

Newcastle tickets

Newcastle United striker Demba Ba has given an interview to French television network Canal+ in which he revealed his admiration for the Gunners – and gave some rather non-subtle hints about a potential north London move in the new year.

“Arsenal are one of these teams who make you dream,” said Ba when asked about prospective interest from Arsene Wenger’s side.

“I have nothing to say about the speculation. Nothing has happened yet.

“The press know Arsenal need another striker and also know about my release clause. They need to make their own mind up about it.”

The world and his dog are aware of Demba Ba’s £7.5m release clause, and should Arsenal feel that the concerns about the Newcastle striker’s knees are worth gambling on, he should not hesitate at that price.

Ba is currently third highest goalscorer in the Premier League, with 11 goals in 17 appearances so far.

Arsenal have four top scorers with four goals each in Theo Walcott, Lukas Podolski, Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla, but whilst it is good to spread the goals throughout the team, there still seems a need for a top striker in the side – particularly since Robin Van Persie has left the team.

Demba Ba could be the man to fill that void.

Download the free fanatix app now for iPhone: Sport news, social features and more!


Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr:

Tumblr Twitter Facebook

Related Stories

Ten of the Premier League’s new arrivals that we’re excited to be watching next season. The Premier League has already...

Ten super PL signings we can’t wait to watch next term, with Arsenal’s £35m Chilean and Man United’s £28m midfielder

A roundup of today’s Arsenal-related transfer news. Read more Arsenal transfer news. Arsenal eye two goalkeeper signings Arsenal may look...

Arsenal rumour roundup: Gunners close in on two goalkeepers, Brazilian forward linked, and more

No obvious replacements in mind to take the Arsenal armband. Read more Arsenal transfer news. Arsenal are facing a familiar...

Assessing Arsenal’s captaincy candidates if Thomas Vermaelen makes Manchester United move

Five emotional returns for club legends. With news that veteran striker Didier Drogba could be close to completing a surprise...

Five club legends who returned for second spells: Will Chelsea icon Didier Drogba join ex-Arsenal pair?

A comprehensive list of the twenty best managers in the game. SEE ALSO: The Top 50 Best players at the...

Top 20 best managers in Europe – with Louis van Gaal competing with Arsenal & Chelsea bosses

Spanish international tipped to make Emirates Stadium move. Read more Arsenal transfer news. Arsenal are closing in on the signing...

Arsenal closing in on deal for experienced Real Madrid star

Campbell impressed Milan boss at the World Cup. Inside Futbol reports that Italian side AC Milan are keen on signing...

AC Milan interested in snapping up Arsenal forward

Abou Diaby finally back from injury… SEE MORE: Top 10 most expensive players of all time Abou Diaby is back!...

He’s back! Arsenal’s forgotten man gives intriguing & positive interview ahead of 2014/15 campaign

Gunners starlet visits the city of love with his girlfriend. Arsenal forward Joel Campbell shone in Brazil this summer, scoring...

(Image) Arsenal’s Joel Campbell poses with unknown WAG outside Eiffel Tower

Thomas Eisfeld leaves the Emirates… Read more Arsenal transfer news. Fulham’s official website has confirmed that they’ve completed the signing...

Arsenal done deal: Gunners offload young star to Fulham