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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed he likes Napoli striker Edinson Cavani (via ESPN FC).
Cavani, 25, has scored 16 league goals in 16 Serie A appearances this season. He joined Napoli in 2010 and signed a contract extension in August.
"Cavani is a player that I like," Wenger said. "What is for sure is that he costs a lot of money."
Napoli reportedly turned down a €55 million bid for Cavani recently (per Goal.com).
Meanwhile, Wenger has said he is "99 percent" sure Theo Walcott will sign a new contract (via BBC Sport). The 23-year-old Walcott's contract was set to expire at the end of the season.
According to the London Evening Standard, Walcott's new three-and-a-half-year contract will be worth £100,000 per week, but will not include a guarantee that Walcott will play as a striker.
Finally, Wenger has denied that he has made a bid for Crystal Palace's 20-year-old forward Wilfried Zaha (via The Guardian).