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Wenger To Resurrect Interest In Real Madrid Striker

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has renewed his interest in Real Madrid B team striker Alvaro Morata, and will make a move for the 20-year-old this January.

Despite the transfer window being closed, there is always transfer gossip doing the rounds in the papers and we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest news during the coming months. Today, Arsenal renew their interest in Alvaro Morata.

Alvaro Morata

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has renewed his interest in Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, according to the Mirror.

The Frenchman has held a long-term interest in the 20-year-old B team star and tried to bring him to the Emirates on loan during the summer.

However, Real decided to keep hold of him but so far the 6ft 4 inch striker has been restricted to just 3 substitute appearances for the first team, the latest coming on Sunday when he came off the bench to score the winner in a 2-1 win over Levante.

Morata has the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gonzalo Higuain and Karim Benzema in front of him in Jose Mourinho’s pecking order and the lack of first team opportunities at the Bernabeu has alerted Wenger once again.

The Arsenal boss is understood to be keen to add to his strike-force when the transfer window re-opens in January and the Mirror claim he is eyeing another move for the highly-rated Morata.

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Is this the type of player Gooners had hoped we’d be signing this winter? I’m not convinced he is. Sure he has an impressive record for Real Madrid’s B team, scoring 34 goals in 70 games and he’s been capped at under 17, 18 and 19 level for Spain, but will he be able to come straight in and have an affect on the first team? Unlikely.

No more kids Arsene, after our worst start in 30 years we need proven players who can make a difference NOW.

Who would you like to see Arsenal sign in January? Get involved in the comments section.



  1. Odesanya Anthony

    November 13, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    I want arsenal bord to help arsen wenga so that wenga can help our team in terms of buying of playres… I’ll to love to see player like Falcao,Naymer,Cavani,Lorente,Zeco and Felani of Everton at lest one or two shuld be sighn by january transfer.

  2. Taiwo oriyomi

    November 13, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    I would prefer fellaini,dzeko,zaha & cabaye by january

  3. Bignero

    November 13, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    For me I̶̲̥̅̊ will prefer boss arsene wenger to sign fellani,Yann Cabaye Or Yann M’villa nd one strong striker tht’s. all…..Arsenal till Jesus comes

  4. Isiyaku amadu

    November 21, 2012 at 10:46 am

    Let arsena buy striker like cavani,falcao,neymer,nd lopez. The strikin wii be ok up gunners

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