Arsenal weigh up £13m Russian bid
Arsenal are reportedly weighing up a bid for Russia star Alan Dzagoev, according to The Daily Mail.
The CSKA Moscow attacking midfielder has impressed at Euro 2012, scoring a brace in his side’s 4-1 win over Czech Republic and again in their 1-1 draw with Poland.
Dzagoev is out of contract in Russian capital in December, and after a strong Euro 2012 campaign this summer the 21-year-old is expected to be the subject of a transfer chase from some of Europe’s leading teams.
Arsene Wenger is eager to add to his options going forward, with a deal to bring Lukas Podolski to the club already completed and the north London outfit in talks with Montpellier over France forward Olivier Giroud.
However, Dzagoev may also be on the Emirates club’s wishlist, with the eastern European playmaker valued at around £13 million.
By Gareth McKnight