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Arsenal target Karl Darlow

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Arsenal are set to look outside of the Premier League to find a replacement for Lukasz Fabianski, with Nottingham Forest stopper Karl Darlow near the top of Arsene Wenger's list according to Sky Sports. 

The 23-year-old Englishman became Forest's first -choice keeper last season after Lee Camp was allowed to leave the club on a free transfer. Darlow impressed and has been regularly watched by Premier League scouts. 

Arsenal leading the way

With Darlow featuring on many teams' radars with a string of Premier League-standard performances, Arsenal are thought to lead the way. 

With Fabianski departing, Arsene Wenger is keen to find a top goalkeeper to rival Wojciech Szczesny and would ideally like either an experienced keeper or a young stopper with potential. 

With Victor Valdes also in the picture following his exit from Barcelona, it could come down to a battle between the two extremes to decide which keeper joins the ranks at Arsenal.

Possible?

Another factor could be that Darlow would presumably be receptive to such a switch, with a move from the Championship to the very top of the English game representing the stuff of dreams. 

Yet, it could come at a price.

Forest have been trying and failing for years in their goal to return to the top-flight and are now assembling a squad that they see as good enough to complete that goal this season. 

With his superb performances last season, Darlow is certainly a key part of the current plans at the City Ground and in order to find an equal replacement, they will require a large fee.

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