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Arsenal great Keown against signing of Fulham's Berbatov

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown suggests Arsene Wenger should think twice before going after Fulham's Dimitar Berbatov.

The Gunners are being heavily linked with a £2million move for the former Tottenham and Manchester United striker but Keown believes he will only be a short-term solution as Wenger goes after the Premier League title.

"If Wenger brings somebody in, he has to be better than what's already there. People talk about a quick fix with Dimitar Berbatov," Keown wrote in a Q&A in the Daily Mail.

"He's a great talent, and has great vision but I don't think he'd compete in the air as well as (Olivier) Giroud. But you want a striker that puts the fear of God into the opposition, and you have to ask where that player is."

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