Arsenal shopping in Spain for new striker

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is shopping in Spain to boost his attacking options in January.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is shopping in Spain to boost his attacking options in January.

The Daily Mail says Wenger has been given the green light to go on a January splurge to revive Arsenal’s precarious Champions League qualification hopes.

Given the financial implications of missing out on a top-four finish, genuine fears are emerging within the Gunners hierarchy that this could be the season they drop out of Europe’s elite club competition.

And worries over the squad’s strength in depth, particularly in attacking positions, will see Wenger move in January’s transfer window.

Athletic Bilbao forward Fernando Llorente and Atletico Madrid striker Adrian Lopez are also high on the Frenchman’s hitlist.

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