With Bayern Munich on their Group Stage schedule, Arsenal need all the firepower they can get – fast.
Having had their bid for Real Madrid’s star scorer Karim Benzema personally rejected, Arsenal have turned their attention to Paris Saint-Germain scoring machine Edinson Cavani.
According to the Metro, Cavani now has the full attention of Arsene Wenger after being turned down by Benzema. Though Arsenal had been strongly interested in Cavani in the past, Wenger was believed to think more highly of the Real Madrid star.
The Gunners certainly have good cause to ramp up their efforts to land him after being placed in Group F in the Champions League with Bayern Munich, Olympiacos and Dinamo Zagreb.
With the German giants and Croatian champions both sporting dynamic offenses, Arsenal need all the firepower they can get between now and mid-September, especially after getting shut out twice in their first three matches.
Cavani finished second in league goals behind Zlatan for PSG last year but led the club with 31 total goals as the French giants won Ligue 1, Trophée des Champions, Coupe de la Ligue and Coupe de France and made it to the Champions League quarter-finals.
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