Deal agreed : Arsenal to announce striker done deal ahead of January transfer window

With injuries troubling the gunners in recent weeks in several positions, especially in midfield and attack, Arsenal are in search of a solution to their injury hit forward line, and having been chasing Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez hoping to land him in the winter.

According to Don balon, an unnamed source has revealed Arsenal have been given the opportunity to sign the Spanish forward in January and Arsenal themselves have always watched the striker’s progress with keen interest, frequently sending scouts to monitor his progress, the Spaniard has struggled for first team action under Rafael Benitez star studded Madrid side, making this report linking him with a move away from the capital club not surprising.

Reports from Spain says the Spanish giants are ready to cash in on the forward setting a fee around the region of 20 million pounds or more for his services. Arsenal desperately needs a fresh leg in the forward line as Danny Welbeck has had been out with a long term injury, alongside Theo Walcott.

Jese Rodriguez with his pace, agility and trickery will suite the Premier League and he would easily blend into Arsenal’s system, his versatility would allow him fit in anywhere in attack, either as a left sided forward, right sided forward or directly behind the striker. He could be a solution for Arsenal in attack which has been depleted as a result of injuries.

Jese Rodriguez, a Madrid youth product gained first team call by then Madrid manager Jose Mourinho and has since been tipped as one of the finest promising young talents in the football.