Radamel Falcao is the wrong signing for Manchester United

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SIX last-minute striker deals to appease Arsenal fans

Date: 1st September 2014 at 7:31pm
Written by Christy Malyan

Arsene Wenger's nonchalance towards signing a replacement for injured forward Olivier Giroud was met by a raucous response from the Arsenal faithful yesterday afternoon. As the Gunners succumbed to a 1-1 draw at the hands of Leicester City, the simple-yet-definitive chant of "Sign an effing striker" was heard from the away end at the Walkers Stadium. Indeed, if the Emirates boss is to take his club's Premier League title ambitions seriously this season, finding a quality front-man before the end of deadline day is a must. We know the north Londoners have already lost out on rumoured target Radamel Falcao to Manchester United, but here's a list of SIX last-minute strikers Arsenal could still get their hands on. CARLOS BACCA One Colombian front-man still available to Arsenal this deadline day is Sevilla star Carlos Bacca: #AFC plan £12.5m move #Sevilla striker Carlos #Bacca to replace crocked #Giroud http://t.co/Jqa7TEJtZ2 pic.twitter.com/2cFKNAaKSN — FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) September 1, 2014 The 27 year-old only joined the Sevilla ranks last summer, but netted 21 times last season to fire Los Palanganos to a fifth-place finish in La Liga and the 2014 Europa League title. Here's a look at his vitals from the debut campaign: And Bacca's season highlights: The South American is a powerful, energetic and explosive striker, famed for his unorthodox style - this eccentric spot-kick being a classic example: Bacca comes with a £28million release clause but Goal.com believe the Spanish side would be prepared to sell for under half of that fee. Long-term interest from Inter Milan however could prove to be a late stumbling block: Inter closing in on Carlos Bacca http://t.co/9WMapf11V5 ... Read More

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