With Gonzalo Higuain looking set to sign for Napoli, Arsenal may have to look elsewhere for additional firepower. Here are six alternative strikers for the Gunners to sign.
Arsenal’s pursuit of Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain is turning into the transfer saga of the summer.
With Los Blancos reportedly demanding £35m for the striker, who is also wanted by Napoli, it is looking increasingly difficult for the Gunners to seal a deal for the 25-year-old.
We consider six realistic alternatives to the Argentina international…
6. Pablo Osvaldo
The Argentinian-born Italy international is reportedly available for transfer after falling out with the Roma hierarchy at the end of last season. The 27-year-old would be a risk because he is untested in the Premier League but Osvaldo has scored goals in both La Liga and the Serie A in his career, and 16 in 29 league appearances for Roma last term suggests he is in his prime.