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Atletico Madrid Set Sights On Arsenal Forward as Diego Simeone Looks to Improve Attack

Emirates Stadium star on Vicente Calderon radar.

Atletico Madrid have set their sights on Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski according to the Metro.

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The La Liga side are keen to bolster their attack and see the 29 year old World Cup winner as a potential January addition to help support summer signing Mario Mandzukic.

Podolski has yet to start a Premier League fixture this season but bagged an excellent brace in Champions League action against Galatasaray in midweek and may be open to a fresh challenge in the Spanish capital.

The former Koln man hasn’t been a huge success since moving to north London but can rightly feel aggrieved about his lack of playing time, a situation that isn’t likely to improve given the recent acquisitions of Danny Welbeck and Alexis Sanchez from Man United and Barcelona respectively.

Vicente Calderon boss Diego Simeone secured a surprise La Liga title last season and his side continue to challenge giants Barcelong and Real Madrid but could well do with further options up front.

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