It has not been a fruitful summer window for Arsene Wenger who has managed to add just one player to their starting XI next season in Granit Xhaka.

A number of players have already left the club, leaving the manager with a lot of business still to be done before the end of the transfer window. And one place he is likely to add to is his attack.

Olivier Giroud and Danny Welbeck, the first choice strikers at the club have not been impressive in recent seasons and the manager wants to add a top class European striker to help him to a better finish next season.

However, the likes of Jamie Vardy and Gonzalo Higuain, who were on the radar of the Emirates outfit are no close to a move and the manager has had to look elsewhere for additions.

Though reports suggest that Arsenal are closing in on Argentine Striker Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan, the manager will still have to add some fire-power for contingencies.

And it is now understood that the Gunners made an approach for out of favor Tottenham Hotspur attacker Clinton N’Jie.

Clinton Njie of Tottenham Hotspur FC during the UEFA Europa League match between Anderlecht and Tottenham Hotspur on October 23, 2015 at the Koning Boudewijn stadium in Brussels, Belgium.(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

The 22-year-old revealed earlier this year that he turned down the Gunners to move to White Hart Lane last summer in a £8.3 million deal from Lyon.

However, he has not been able to impress Pochettino in his chances and is now all ready to move out of the club this summer.

And though the Gunner’s were interested, the White Hart Lane outfit have now agreed to send the Cameroon international on loan to Marseille for the next season.

According to L’Equipe, a French website, Arsenal made a late dash to sign the 22-year-old from under the noses of the Ligue 1 giants but failed to do so after the player has agreed to a loan move.

It is also revealed that Tottenham have also inserted an option for the French outfit to buy him at the end of the season if he is impressive leaving Arsenal with hardly any chance to get their hands on him.

The Arsenal fans across the world were shocked with the rumors linking them to Njie but the fact that they could not land the 22-year old only makes life harder for Wenger who will have to now look for two attacking options to have enough strength and depth in his front line.

Do you think Arsenal would have benefited from a move for Clinton Njie?


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