Gunners planning shock move for No.9 South American striker

Arsenal are desperate to sign Monaco centre-forward Radamel Falcao and preparing to make an offer in July when the transfer window opens again. Unai Emery wants to strengthen the front-line, and his primary target is Colombia international who has an excellent season and proves his worth one more time.

Danny Welbeck decided to leave the London club, Alexandre Lacazette linked with Barcelona, and they need replacement. Spanish coach ready to spend big money on the footballer during the summer transfer window. Radamel joined the Les Monegasques from Atletico Madrid in 2013 with a €43m deal.

He is one of the best strikers in Ligue 1 and a captain of the club. In this campaign, Falcao already played 35 matches, scored 15 goals and made two assists in all competition. It is an impressive consequence, and he can do much more with high-class teammates.

Colombian centre-forward has contracted with the French club until 2020, and his release clause is around €20m. His price could increase during this season and become much more. The 33-year-old striker is a regular member of the Los Cafeteros squad and also helped them to reach the knockout stage of the 2018 World Cup, but after losing in a penalty shoot-out against England, they expelled from the tournament.

He won several trophies during his career like Copa del Rey, Ligue 1 and Liga NOS two times. Gunners also linked with Lille forward Nicolas Pepe, Stade Rennais winger Ismaila Sarr, Inter Milan attacker Ivan Perisic, Cagliari starlet Nicolo Barella, Roma youngster Nicolo Zaniolo and Real Madrid midfielder Isco.