It is well documented that Arsene Wenger has been closely monitoring the 6'2" Moroccan striker's situation at Bordeaux. With one bid of around £5.5 million already reportedly rejected by the reigning French Champions.
Laurent Blanc’s side want a reported £15 million for the 25-year-old, yet as he has just twelve months remaining on his contract, the Gunners boss recently stated he would not be increasing his bid. However it is likely that Bordeaux will want to sell him now in order to gain some kind of profits for his services rather than let him walk as a free agent next season.
Despite the rumors that Wenger has ended his interest in the promising young striker, the Daily Mail claim that Arsenal are set to make a second bid for Chamakh, with an offer of £7.5million heading to France.
Personally I would like to see Wenger sign Chamakh—he has a great amount of potential and is an extremely hard worker, and brings other players into the game with his ability to hold the ball up for others.
His consistent hard work is something that the fans will love after the sometimes lazy play of Emmanuel Adebayor and especially considering he is desperate for this move, he will surely leave everything on the field for the Gunners should he join.
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