Arsenal are in the market for a striker after Oliver Giroud has been ruled out till January with a ankle injury he picked up after scoring twice against Everton at the weekend The Gunners have been linked to PSG forward Edison Cavanni for £50 million, whether Arsene Wenger will part with that kind of cash for the former Napoli man is uncertain, but he does now need a further striker to fill Girouds place, Danny Welbeck has also been linked with Arsenal and at £24 or there abouts is a more realistic target.
Everton completed the signing of Samuel Eto’o yesterday, with the 33 year old Cameroon international, the veteran striker a former Barcelona, Inter Milan and Real Madrid player, as well as playing for Chelsea last season, Eto’o penned a two year contract with the toffees. He will provide Roberto Martinez with a further option up front, the forward scored 9 times in 16 starts for Chelsea last term, and as he was signed on a free transfer, Everton have carried out a shrewd bit of business, for a player with his goal getting abilities, he may be getting on now, but he still knows how to find the back of the net.
Manchester United know that Angel Di Maria, will not be the answer to all their issues this season, even though they have broke the British transfer record to secure his services from Real Madrid, the massive fee in the region of £60 million, which takes their spending this summer to over £130 million has not been a enough so far and Bookiepromotions.com reported recently that they may be in talks with Vidal over an immenant move. The fact that MK Dons could put 4 past a very frail United team shows how much rebuilding needs to be done if this is the quality of the reserve team, Welbeck, Hernandez, and Anderson, may be leaving old trafford this season certainly their showing on Tuesday night merely reinforced the belief that they are not good enough to wear the red of United.
Manchester united are linked with Alex Song of Barcelona, De Jong of AC Milan as well as Blind from Ajax , they will need new signings of a high calibre to lift the quality of the squad and challenge for the top 4 places, Louis Van Gaal is quickly learning that he has a big job on his hands rebuilding the once mighty reds to anywhere near where their legendary former manager Alex Ferguson took the club. Indeed qualifying for the champions league would be a success never mind winning it.