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SportArsenal offered chance to sign Real Madrid's Mariano - but do the Gunners need him?

15:06  10 july  2019
15:06  10 july  2019 Source:   readsport.co

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Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign Real Madrid outcast Mariano Diaz in a cut-price deal worth £18m, claims The Daily Mirror. The Gunners have struggled to get deals over the line for Wilfried Zaha and Yannick Carrasco as a result but Mariano would come in within budget.

Arsenal have been offered Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz in a cut-price deal. The Gunners have a transfer budget of just £40m following the It remains to be seen whether Emery would have any interest in the player but it is understood the opportunity to sign him was not dismissed out of hand.

Arsenal offered chance to sign Real Madrid's Mariano - but do the Gunners need him? © Denis Doyle/Getty Images Sport Rayo Vallecano de Madrid v Real Madrid CF - La Liga

Arsenal have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz – but do the Gunners need him?

According to the Daily Star, Madrid have offered the forward to Arsenal this summer for just £18 million.

The 25-year-old initially joined the Spanish giants in 2011 and burst onto the first-team scene in 2016, before leaving for Lyon two years ago.

Mariano’s impressive performances in France made Madrid re-sign the player last year, with the forward making 19 appearances for the club last season, scoring four times.

Vazquez could join Arsenal - would signing him make sense?

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Arsenal have been offered the chance to buy Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz. The Gunners have a modest transfer budget of £45million this summer and that will not be enough to address Diaz still has four years left on his contract in the Spanish capital but they need to sell after already forking

ARSENAL have been offered the chance to sign Real Madrid misfit Mariano Diaz. And the Gunners have been sounded out about taking the 25-year-old for a cut-price £18m. He still has four years left on his contract with the Spanish giants but they need to sell after spending big this summer.

Arsenal offered chance to sign Real Madrid's Mariano - but do the Gunners need him? © Angel Martinez/Getty Images Sport Angel Martinez/Getty Images Sport

However, it appears as if Zinedine Zidane is willing to let the player leave the Bernabeu for a second time, but would the striker be a good addition at the Emirates?

There’s no doubting that the player has plenty of potential and has proven that during his impressive 12-month stint in Lyon.

However, with Unai Emery having just £45 million available to him this summer, the Spaniard could be willing to pass up on the opportunity to sign the forward.

Emery already has Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette, with numerous youngsters acting as back up to the impressive pair.

The Gunners are in desperate need of defensive and midfield reinforcements, so the funds available to Emery could be used to strengthen those areas instead of spending £18 million on the Real Madrid man.

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