Arsenal FC Latest Transfer News & Rumours: Klaas Jan Huntelaar
Rumours have been rife this week that Huntelaar is the man to step in and reinforce Arsenal’s attacking options Arsenal when Gervinho leaves for the African Cup of Nations around Christmas time, giving support to recent signing Olivier Giroud and his supporting wide men.
As it stands two options occupy Wenger’s thoughts, the first being the logical move for an inform Huntelaar, the alternative would be to bring back Thierry Henry for a third spell at the club, despite the former legend being of a certain age.
Delicate whispers of Wenger looking at Braga striker Eder, 24, are also floating around although they have yet to be confirmed by any spokesmen.
Commenting on the strategy for upcoming games over the January period Wenger said: “Gervinho is going to the Africa Cup of Nations, so we look more for a striker.”
The obvious plus for Wenger to bring in Thierry Henry over a top flight International striker is his availability to play in the Champions League whereas a player such as Huntelaar would be exempt from featuring for a different club having already played for Shalke this term.