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Gunners striker move could spark Premier League shuffle - reports

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Hugo Rodallega could have earned a Barclays Premier League switch this summer as Arsenal move in on the Wigan Athletic saviour, leaving Roberto Martinez with his own striker transfer challenge, according to the Daily Mirror.

If Martinez does not manage to hold on to the Colombian, he has his work cut out to find a replacement, but is ready to move in on West Bromwich Albion's Peter Odemwingie, according to the report.

Odewingie made a magnificent debut in the English top flight, scoring 15 goals for the Baggies, and the Latics have been considering his ability since Arsene Wenger began to circle Rodallega, who kept Wigan above the relegation zone with his own impressive goalscoring ability.


 

West Brom are eager to hang on to the Nigerian, who cost them £2.5 million, and play him alongside newly signed striker Shane Long, but the Latics are hoping to pry Odewingie away with a lucrative deal if Wenger forces the matter with Rodallega.

Martinez's other striking options, Franco Di Santo and Victor Moses, failed to fire last season, scoring just two league goals between them, and the Latics boss is desperate to hold on to his top scorer, who has scored a total of 22 league goals in his two-year career at Wigan.

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