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Arsenal in pursuit of two strikers in January 

Arsene wenger has instructed his scouts to provide information on Dynamo Moscow striker Aleksandr Kokorin and Celta Vigo star Nolito, according to Daily Mail.

Both the players were rumoured to be Arsenal’s wish list during the summer.

Aresene Wenger has been criticised for failing to add a single outfield signing to his ranks in the summer.

Wenger is open to strengthening his squad at the turn of the year; particularly if his side look to have a realistic chance of mounting a serious title challenge

Celta Vigo star Nolito, who has been drafted into the Spain squad as a replacement for Diego Costa, has impressed Gunners spies in recent weeks.

The 28-year old has scored five golas for Celta already this season and has €13 million release clause.

Nolito is understood to have impressed following a number of eye-catching performance including a goal against Barcelona earlier this month.


While Kokorin is a regular for the Russian national team with nine goals in 34 appearances.

The 24-year old Russian Centre forward has scored 2 goals in 6 appearance in Premier Liga and in Russian Cup he scored 1 goal.

Dynamo Moscow striker Aleksandr Kokorin is also an option for Wenger, the gunners tried to sign the Russia international on transfer deadline day.

Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud are Wenger’s two striking options as it stands; though the injured Danny Welbeck can also occupy the lone centre-forward role.
Arsene Wenger is keen to bolster his forward option as his side look to keep pace at the top of the Barclays Premier League.

Current forwards Olivier Giround and Theo Walcott have been amongst the goals more often in recent weeks.

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