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Arsenal Set To Bid For €16m Colombian Striker

Arsenal are set to table an offer for €16m-rated Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca as Arsene Wenger desperately tries to bring in a striker over the next 24 hours

The summer transfer window is now reaching its climax and managers are working hard to make some last minute additions to their squad, so we’ll bring you all the latest news and gossip. Today, Arsenal are set to bid for Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca.

Arsenal are set to table a formal offer for €16m-rated Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca as Arsene Wenger desperately tries to bring in a striker over the next 24 hours, according to reports.

The Arsenal fans made their feelings perfectly clear at the final whistle following our 1-1 draw at Leicester, signing ‘sign a f*cking striker‘ in the direction of boss Arsene Wenger.

The Frenchman hinted in his post-match press conference that he’s on the look-out for another front-man after Olivier Giroud was ruled out for four months with a broken tibia, and it looks like his search has taken him to La Liga.

Goal are reporting that Arsenal are set to make a formal offer for Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca as the club look to seal a deadline day deal for the Colombian international.

The 27-year-old’s buy-out clause is set at €35 million [£27.6m] by the report suggests that Sevilla are willing to do business at nearer €16m [£12.5m], which would give the La Liga club a sizeable profit on the €7m [£5.5m] they spent on the striker last summer.

Bacca enjoyed an excellent debut season at the club, scoring 21 times in all competitions having netted 28 goals in 45 appearances for Club Brugge in the two seasons before his move to Spain.

The South American was on target for Sevilla during a 2-1 win over Espanyol on Saturday night, and it could turn out to be his last goal for the club if we manage to get a deal done before tomorrow nights deadline.

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I think it was obvious today that we need another option up front and Bacca would be an interesting addition. We’ll have to see how things develop over the coming hours but it’s certainly gearing up to be a hectic deadline day in north London.

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