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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who says he would not trade places with big-spending Manchester City (via The Telegraph), wants to sign Schalke forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar for £6 million in January, according to the Daily Mail.
Huntelaar (pictured, right) is out of contract at the end of the season and is thought to be available. The 29-year-old scored 48 goals in all competitions last season.
According to the Mail, a move for Huntelaar could be part of a larger spending spree. Also mentioned were Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina and former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry, who would rejoin on loan.
According to The Sun, Wenger also wants to sign striker Demba Ba from Newcastle. Ba, 27, is the Premier League's joint-top scorer with 10 goals this season and could be available if Arsenal trigger his reported £7.5 million buyout clause.