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Arsenal after Romania striker

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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Arsenal preparing record bid for Suarez

Arsenal are considering a British record transfer bid for Liverpool’s Luis Suarez, according to the Daily Star.

The Gunners have already seen two bids for the Uruguay international rejected by the Reds, though the player looks increasingly likely to be nearing the Anfiield door following his outburst earlier this week, when he claimed that Liverpool had promised to let him leave if they didn’t qualify for the Champions League.

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Gunners ‘must pay £55m’ for Suarez

Arsenal will have to pay £55m if they want to sign Liverpool‘s Luis Suarez, after the striker dropped his pursuit of arbitration as a means of leaving for less, according to the Mirror.

Arsene Wenger has been waiting to see the outcome of a contract dispute between the Uruguay international and his club, after he believed his bid of £40m plus a pound would trigger a release clause.

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Bernard set to snub Arsenal

Arsenal are set to miss out on Brazil international Bernard, with the midfielder’s agent confirming that he is set to join either Porto or Shakhtar Dontesk, ESPN understands.

Reports in France had suggested that the 20 year old was due for a medical with the North London club, though Arsene Wenger moved to state that that wasn’t the case.

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