Despite Arsenal’s Chief Executive’s claim that the club will not be able to outspend their title rivals, Arsenal are compelled and condemned to bolster their attack else the title with elude them for yet another season.
According to report, Arsenal have entereed negotiation to sign France born attacker Wissam Ben Yedder from French outfit Toulouse.
Arsene Wenger is in the market for a striker to offer support to Olivier Giroud this coming season but has so far been frustrated in his attempts to sign a number of high profile targets.
Wenger was forced to turn his attention to the French after seeing a 29million pounds bid for Aleksandre Lacazette rebuffed – It is understood that Ben Yedder will be allowed to move for a cut price, Per Daily Star.
The newspaper quotes Canal+ journalist Ludo Deroin as saying that the striker is expected to make his decision over whether to join Arsenal or Sevilla within the coming hours.
“Wissam Ben Yedder should sign [for] Arsenal or Sevilla in the next hours. Source close to folder.”
Ben Yedder has been somewhat consistent in scoring. He ended last season with 23goals in 41games in all competitions.