Emirates Stadium side target Nou Camp starlet.
Arsenal’s lengthy search for striking reinforcements will reportedly take them to the Nou Camp with Arsene Wenger targeting youngster Cristian Tello according to Sports Direct News.
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Wenger had been strongly linked with an interest in Real Madrid youngster Alvaro Morata but may feel that 22 year old Barca starlet Tello is a more adaptable option to consider, with the speedy attacker able to play in a wide role as well as up front in an orthodox striking role.
With Theo Walcott out for six months with an ankle injury and back-up forward Nicklas Bendtner also on the sidelines there is real need to bring in a striking option this month and Tello may well be a player Barcelona could consider offers for given that he is low down on Gerardo Martino’s pecking order.
Tello has started just two La Liga fixtures this season though did have a more prominent role under Pep Guardiola but the arrival of Neymar and the resurgence of Alexis Sanchez has resulted in a limited role for the youngster.
This source claims it would take a bid in the region of £10.5m to land Tello, who has scored 16 goals in 71 appearances for Barcelona.
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