Arsenal encourage Fiorentina to bid for Chamakh

Fiorentina are being encouraged to bid for Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh. The Gunners need to sell this summer to fund a club record contract offer to skipper Robin van Persie.

Fiorentina are being encouraged to bid for Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh.

The Gunners need to sell this summer to fund a club record contract offer to skipper Robin van Persie.

Chamakh is among those fringe players being made available and Fiorentina, after failing to land the Morocco international in January, are being urged to try again ahead of the summer market.

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