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

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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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