Arsenal on track to sign highly rated Argentine winger

Jonathan Calleri,

Two seasons back, Arsenal were heavily linked with a move for then-Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain, who eventually moved to Napoli.

According to reports in Italy, Arsenal are closely monitoring the development of Jonathan Calleri, the Boca Juniors striker, who is dubbed as the ‘New Higuain’.

The 21-year-old Argentine forward plays for Boca Juniors plays mainly as a second striker or a winger.

Arsenal are expected to remain busy in the January transfer window. There are widespread reports that Arsene Wenger will sanction departures (temporary or permanent) of several fringe players, including the likes of Joel Campbell, Yaya Sanogo and lukas Podolski.

Wenger is keen to reinvest in the squad and want to sign a defender and a midfielder. Italian website TMW feels, Arsenal may also look forward to signing the young Argentine, as Wenger has shown great penchant in nurturing young talents.

At this moment, we don’t have enough information, but we learn is, Arsenal are closely monitoring his development, and are setting sight on signing him.

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