Club Insider Confirm Wenger Will Sign A Striker Before The End Of The Transfer Window

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Arsenal Legend Martin Keown has made a bold claim that the Gunners will sign a striker before the end of the transfer window.

Arsenal have been working on a deal to sign a striker and keown has backed the club to agree a deal for a striker in the final weeks of the transfer window.

Wenger currently has Olivier Giroud as his only fit centre forward option and many fans have called on the boss to sign an upgrade to the French man.  Keown believes Giroud has improved in the last year and has started to show he is a top striker but backed the club to sign another striker in the next two weeks.

He told Starsport: “I think his stock grew in the Euros, he was one of the best strikers. “Wenger will have drawn from that and it will give Giroud more belief.”

But Keown added: “Giroud is following in the footsteps of some very good Arsenal players. Robin van Persie, Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and the fans want to see a striker like them.

“These days you need electric pace, power and goalscoring abilities and Giroud is a different type of striker.

“I do believe that Wenger will make a signing in that area before the window closes.”

Wenger is currently working on a deal to sign Olympic Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette while Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi is also being linked with a move to the Emirates.


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