The speculation regarding Jackson Martinez’s potential move to The Emirates has gained pace since the past 3 days as today the Portuguese press has reported that Arsenal had scours present in the Benfica vs Porto game.
The 27 year old has invited great interest from big clubs including Chelsea which were initially thought of the striker’s immediate destination. The 27-year-old has attracted the interest of a number of clubs following his fine form in the Portuguese league, scoring 38 goals in 45 starts since joining from Chiapas.
Wenger sent his European scout to the Estadio de Luge to watch Porto’s title clash against Benfica, which they disappointingly lost 2-0.
For the reason that Arsenal are over reliant on the inform Olivier Girould, they need a striker who can cover up for him efficiently because all the league winning teams do normally consist of 3-4 quality strikers.
Nicklas Bendtner is still thought to be three weeks away from a return to action while Lukas Podolski is working his way back to match fitness following a serious hamstring tear.
Wenger has been linked with a move for a number of strikers including Alvaro Morata and Diego Costa. However, no officials bids are thought to have been made.