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Manchester United and Arsenal are set to go head to head as both clubs attempt to bolster their strike force, according to reports.
Wenger is seriously interested in signing a striker this summer with the French man confirming he will look to improve that section of the team following the long term injury suffered by Danny Welbeck.
Incoming Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is also looking to strengthen his strike force at Old Trafford and the Portuguese is eyeing two of Wenger top targets.
According to the Daily Star, Mourinho and Wenger are both interested in signing Juventus striker Alvaro Morata and Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi.
Both players have been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates and they are said to feature prominently on Wenger’s wish list.
The report claims Morata is Wenger’s top target and the Gunner’s boss has decided to drop his pursuit for Icardi to focus on signing Morata.
According to Guardian, Mourinho is also very keen on signing Morata and would only make a move for Icardi should he fail to lure Morata to Old Trafford. The report also added that Mourinho might be in an advantageous position to sign Morata as the Portuguese worked with the young striker at Madrid. However, Wenger’s desire to focus solely on Morata could just enable him beat the Old Trafford club to the signature of the 23 year old who is expected to cost around £40m.
With Inter Milan not willing to sell Icardi, both clubs could find themselves in a serious battle trying to sign Morata.
Chelsea have also been credited with a move to sign the Spanish striker who has scored 15 League goals in 63 appearances fo Juventus.
With all these interests in Morata, Madrid are expected to sell the player to the highest bidder after activating his buy back clause in his Juventus contract.