As various teams are doing their final touches in relation to signing new players. The gunners boss Arsene Wenger is too on the rush for this. With an impressive form at the start of the season, Arsenal current poor form has seen the team struggling to finish amongst the top four. With Arsenal’s key midfielder Mikel Arteta injured, Arsenal boss is looking forward to sign West Ham mid fielder Mohamed Diame. Diame has been on form since the start of the season and thus Wenger believes his a perfect match for the injured Arteta.
On Wednesday night when the premier league leaders Manchester United Will be facing West Ham United at Old Trafford in a third round FA cup replay, Arsenal scouts will be in attendance in order to run the rule over the Hammers midfielder Mohamed Diame.
With tough premier league teams such as Chelsea expected to face the gunners in the premier league soon, Wenger is on the rush to tighten his mid field in order to avoid defeats that could see them unable to finish among the top four in the 2012-2013 English premier league title.
Reports from goal.com
According to the website goal.com, the gunners plan to watch the Senegalese international in action against Manchester United. Arsenal is hoping to convince him of his current fitness form before a formal approach before the end of January 2013 when the transfer window will be opened.
Mohamed Diame who is 25 years of age has a release clause that is written into his recent team West Ham United contract, which will allow him to the leave the hummer’s stadium Upton Park for a cut price fee which reports indicates to be only 3.5 million pounds. Thus, the gunners’ boss is determined to take advantage of this low cost against such an impressive mid fielder.
Mohamed Diame has not been playing for the hummers since he sustained a hamstring injury against Liverpool last year in December. Arsene Wenger has thus reportedly been waiting for this mid fielder to recover before he can formalize his interest.
Currently, with Arsenal for at least two weeks without Mikel Arteta and also given the die injury records of the recently returned French based international mid fielder Abou Diaby, Arsenal boss believes that the only choice remaining that will see the team finishing among the top four is by doing some reinforcements in the team’s mid field.
Arsenal are currently in the sixth position in the premier league race with teams such as Everton, Tottenham, Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United ahead of them, Wenger must do some good signings during the transfer period if he wants to restore Arsenal to its former glory.
Arsenal has not clinched any major title since the year 2005 and with the premier league hopes diminishing after a defeat by Manchester City in Emirates; Arsene must do something if he hopes to clinch the FA cup or the Uefa Champions league and still see the funs purchasing tickets to see Arsenal live.
Along with Diame, the gunners have also been linked with James McCarthy from Wigan Athletic and Lucas Biglia an Argentine based international in their apparent search for new recruits when the transfer period becomes effective.