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Transfer Balls: Arsenal At World Cup To See Mandzukic, Benzema And Balotelli Playing Badly

by | 12th, June 2014

TRANSFER Balls: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is in Brazil to chat for French TV. Now read on…

Matt Law in the Daily Telegraph tells us why Wenger is there:

Arsenal manager arrives for World Cup 2014 in Brazil armed with shopping list of potential strikers…

Arsenal are planning to sign at least one striker and Mandzukic is high on Wenger’s list of targets, which also includes Karim Benzema and Mario Balotelli who are also at the World Cup with France and Italy.

The Express adds:

ARSENE WENGER will take a closer look at Chelsea and Manchester United target Mario Mandzukic at the World Cup.

This would the Wenger who said:

“When you think of international football, you think that it’s a level up. But 99% it’s a level down. That’s why I prefer club football.”

How much will learn watching the players toils for their country that he hasn’t noted from watching them play for their clubs?

Of course, on May 31, the Daily Star reported that Wenger had already bought his striker:

Arsenal agree personal terms with QPR striker Loic Remy

And there was the new the Gunners had resigned striker Carlos Vela. As the Indy writes:

Carlos Vela transfer to Arsenal: Arsenal WILL activate £3.5m buy-back clause in Vela contract confirm Real Sociedad

Portuguese paper Record says Wenger is there to sign FC Porto striker Jackson Martinez.

record portugal

The Star says Wenger wants another striker:

He’s yours for £24 MILLION: Real Madrid name their price for Arsenal target Alvaro Morata

How many strikers is Wenger looking for? And can he play all XI at once?

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