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One of the worse kept secrets in World football is Arsene Wenger’s quest to land a top class forward capable of taking his current side to the next level. Over the past two windows, the gaffer has so far had no success in his pursuit. Last summer’s attempts to sign Karim Benzema were futile and Over the past two windows, the gaffer has so far had no success in his pursuit. Last summer’s attempts to sign Karim Benzema were futile and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang being heavily linked with a switch to the Emirates last winter window yielded nothing.
With the finished article proving difficult to land, Wenger seems to have taken to the idea of nurturing one himself with the Gunners reportedly closing in on Partizan Belgrade wonder kid Dusan Vlahovic.
The teenage sensation who has been dubbed the new Ibrahimovic following his recent breakthrough into Partizan’s first team is currently one of the hottest prospects in European football.
The Mirror via the Daily Star claims the Gunners are set to fend off interest from Juventus to secure his signature.
The 16-year-old who is the youngest ever player to sign a professional contract at Partizan is on a deal that runs until December 2018, but the same outlet understands that a bid of £2m could be enough to bring him to north London.