English Premiership

Arsenal close in on Italian forward

2014-08-26 10:06
Alessio Cerci (Getty Images)
Alessio Cerci (Getty Images)
Cape Town - Arsenal were lucky to come away with a point from Goodison Park over the weekend when they fought back from 2-0 down to eventually draw 2-2 with Everton.

The performance has highlighted Arsene Wenger's desperate need to sign another striker in the next couple of days, especially with Olivier Giroud out injured with a broken ankle and Lukas Podolski's future at the Emirates uncertain.

According to the Metro, the Gunners are pushing to sign Torino forward Alessio Cerci to add to their attacking options.

The 27-year-old, a technical winger who can also play as a second striker, has also been targeted by both AC Milan and Roma this summer, however it seems Arsenal are now emerging as the favourites to land the Italian.

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