Mo Farah comments on striker’s proposed transfer to Arsenal

Mo Farah is excited about the possibility of Jamie Vardy moving to Arsenal this summer...

Mo Farah believes that Jamie Vardy will slot into the Arsenal team seamlessly as the striker continues to be linked with a transfer to Emirates Stadium.

The England international is believed to be weighing up a transfer offer from the north London side as Arsene Wenger looks to bolster his attacking options at Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal are understood to have triggered the £20m release clause in Vardy’s contract with Leicester, with the north London side said to have offered the forward a four-year deal to move to The Emirates.

And Team GB hero and Arsenal fan Farah was clearly excited about the prospect of Vardy moving to The Emirates.

Farah is quoted as saying by BBC Sport: “Vardy will fit in well, he’s scored so many goals for Leicester and we need someone like him.

“He can play alongside Sanchez, Giroud and Welbeck. It is exciting.”

Vardy was one of the Premier League’s top performers last season and scored 24 goals in the top flight to propel the Foxes to the title.

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Arsenal, meanwhile, ended up second in the table and 10 points behind the champions.

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