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Arsenal have joined the race to sign AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen, according to reports.
Arsene Wenger is working actively to sign a striker this summer but the French tactician has been disappointed so far. First it was Vardy rejecting a move to Arsenal in favour of signing a new contract at the King Power stadium and now Everton have offered Lukaku, another Wenger target a new contract in order to block a move to the Emirates.
According to club call, Arsenal will now turn it’s attention to Dutch striker Vincent Janssen and Wenger will be hoping to be successful with this one.
However, it won’t be easy for the Gunners as Tottenham are also interested in the striker and both clubs would have to battle each other for the striker’s signature.
Spurs are strongly in the race to sign the striker as Mauricio Pochettino’s men have already seen three bid rejected for the striker with the latest being a €14m bid.
AZ Alkmaar Sporting director recently confirmed that Tottenham are the only side to have made a concrete bid for the striker and revealed that both clubs are still very far apart in their valuation for the player.
“The difference between the offer and the asking price is too big,” he said.
“I hear a lot of rumours but nobody else has made an offer.”
Arsenal could well take advantage of Tottenham’s indecisiveness and secure the services of the striker.
Janssen scored 27 league goals for AZ Alkmaar last season and was the Dutch league’s highest goal scorer.