Arsenal to table £30m bid for Premier League striker – report

Arsenal are considering a £30m bid to sign Wilfried Bony from Manchester City, according to reports

Arsenal are lining up a £30m bid for unwanted Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, according to reports in the British media.

The Daily Star is claiming that Arsene Wenger sees the Ivory Coast international as the solution to the north London club’s long search for a striker this summer.

The Gunners have been heavily linked with a number of forward players over the summer but have yet to bring in an experienced forward ahead of their Premier League opener against Liverpool on Sunday.

The same story says that Arsenal chiefs are urging Wenger to make a bid for the Ivorian as he is one of the few options available at the moment.

However, the Gunners boss is reportedly not 100 per cent convinced by the 27-year-old forward and whether he would be a good fit for Arsenal.

Bony has struggled to make an impact at Etihad Stadium following his move from Swansea City in January of last year.

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Arsenal finished second in the Premier League last season, 10 points behind champions Leicester City.

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