Arsenal are believed to have enquired about two of Bayern Munich’s star players this summer.
The Daily Mail reports that the Gunners looked into the possibility of signing Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski from the Bundesliga champions in their search for a difference maker up front.
They were apparently willing to pay up to £50m to land either of the prolific forwards, but Bayern were unwilling to sell despite neither being completely satisfied with Pep Guardiola’s regime.
Manchester United have also been told firmly by Bayern that neither goalscorer is for sale at any price.
Arsene Wenger is said to be a big fan of both players, but has now turned his attention to Real Madrid frontman Karim Benzema and may yet make a bid before the transfer window slams shut.
These reports suggest that Wenger is fully aware that Arsenal need a top goalscorer to be genuine title challengers. Olivier Giroud, Theo Walcott and Danny Welbeck make up his current strike force.
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