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Why Arsenal should sign Gonzalo Higuain

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After last season it's clear Arsenal need improving in attack. The Gunners just made fourth last season and will be looking to finally mount a serious challenge for honours next season and singing Gonzalo Higuain would a big step towards that goal.

Olivier Giroud did an average job for The Gunners last season, notching up a respectable 17 goals in his first year in England. The Frenchman however is not and will not, ever be as good as Robin van Persie.  

Arsenal fans have been left thinking what could of been had Van Persie not left the Emirates. The kind of prowess the Dutchman boasts in front of goal is the kind of thing that was painfully absent from the team last year.

Time to move on, they managed to get through last season with the abundance of normality that is Olivier Giroud leading the line. With this, they have the chance to fill in the gaps and make a challenge next season.

Step forward Higuain. You'll have a hard time finding a better finisher than the Argentine forward. Since 2008/09 to 2012/13 the striker has scored over 20 goals in all competitions four out of the five seasons, the lowest being 19 in 2010/11 and the highest 32 in 2011/12. 

You only need to watch small snippets of the  star to see what he possesses in front goal, scoring all kinds of goals - including delicate chips over the goalkeeper, tap ins, volleys and rockets into the top corner.

Higuain would be available at around the £20million and his wages would cost somewhere between £100,000 and £150,000 per week.

With Higuain leading the line and players such as Theo Walcott, Santi Cazorla and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain supporting him, the Gunners could start mounting serious challenges for trophies. 

Do you think Higuain is the kind of player Arsenal need? Comment below?

 

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