Arsenal compete with London rivals to sign highly-rated Serie A striker

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Gunners plot January Serie A raid.

Arsenal are hoping to make a £22m move to sign Juventus striker Simone Zaza in the January transfer window after missing out on him this summer.

The Gunners supposedly made a deadline day bid for the Italian international, who as also reportedly on West Ham United’s radar at various points during the most recent transfer window.

There’s no doubt Zaza could add some much-needed firepower to Arsene Wenger’s side, and the Daily Express suggests he could be available due to so much competition for places in Turin.

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The 24-year-old really caught the eye at previous club Sassuolo, but does not look guaranteed regular playing time with new side Juve, due to the presence of players like Mario Mandzukic, Alvaro Morata and Paulo Dybala.

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