Arsenal supporters must be well aware of the might of phone calls that Arsene Wenger makes and the Spanish media now report that the Frenchman has called the agent of Andriy Yarmolenko, who has been brilliant in the Ukrainian Premier League.
Need for a world-class striker at the Emirates Stadium has been well documented, but the Gunners have failed to identify one in the transfer market all summer despite the availability of names such as Edinson Cavani.
Arsenal players have failed to score at home, with their solitary goal in the Premier League coming from Olivier Giroud at Selhurst Park and it is a no brainer that they need to bring down a player or two.
The Ukraine international could be tipped to be a stop-gap solution given his decent goal-scoring record with club and country alike.
Everton, Liverpool and Barcelona were also rumoured to have registered their interest in the 25-year-old, with the player himself claiming that he fancied a move to Camp Nou. The Spanish giants are said to have cooled their interest in him, making things easier for the London club.
Andriy Yarmolenko, who is valued at £17.4million, has already been involved in 11 goals despite playing only seven games, but his contributions have only come in a country, where the standard of football being played is average when compared to English Premier League.
Arsenal should instead try to snap up Edinson Cavani, who could steer them to the title at ease, with the kind of midfielders that would operate behind him.
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