Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Romania international Ciprian Marica, the Express understands.
The 27 year old striker is available on a free transfer, and has been targeted by Arsene Wenger, who remains desperately short of strikers following the closing of the transfer window.
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Christian Benteke has alerted his potential suitors by hinting that he may be willing to leave Aston Villa, even if the club insist on the Belgian international staying at Villa Park.
The £30 million striker, who has been linked with moves to Arsenal and north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, hit 19 goals to help Paul Lambert’s men secure their Premier League status.
Arsenal proved that they are still keen on Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama, with the club sending scouts to watch his performance in their Champions League clash with Juventus yesterday evening.
The club look set to make a defensive midfielder their priority when the transfer window reopens at the end of the season.