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Lukas Podolski is still on extended vacations following Germany's triumph in the 2014 World CupReuters

Arsenal are reportedly in talks with Turkish side Galatasaray over the potential transfer of their German striker Lukas Podloski.

The Turkish outfit, who are looking for a new striker following the departure of Didier Drogba this summer, were earlier reportedly interested in securing the signature of Arsenal youngster Joel Campbell, according to the Daily Star.

However, after Arsene Wenger made it clear that they would not be selling their Costa Rican striker, who was very impressive the 2014 World Cup, Galatasaray have reportedly shifted their attention to Podolski.

The report further added that the Turkish side were given a positive response during their enquiry about the availability of the German striker. And now Galatasaray representative Cenk Ergun is reportedly in London trying to finalise a deal with the Gunners.

Arsenal will probably not miss Podolski, who is still on holiday following Germany's triumph in the 2014 World Cup, as he has not been able to make much of an impact following his £10 million switch from Cologne in the summer of 2012.

Meanwhile, Wenger has fired a warning to Arsenal's rivals, saying that the Gunners have the best attack they have ever had in years.

The North London club were simply flawless as they lifted the Community Shield after registering a comfortable 3-0 victory over defending Premier League Champions Manchester City.

And the Frenchman, who admits that Arsenal's failure to win trophies was due to their inability to keep their key players in the past, insists that his side mean serious business this season.

"I have more attacking options than I had for a long time - that's for sure," Wenger told the official website. "Three, four, five years ago, every year we lost a big player. In the last two years, we added players like Ozil and this season like Alexis so of course that strengthens the squad."

One of the main reasons behind Arsenal's mediocre performance in the Premier League last season was due to them suffering some heavy defeats at the hands of Manchester City (6-3), Liverpool (5-1) and Chelsea (6-0).

However, now that they have registered a comfortable win against one of the best teams of the Premier League, Wenger is certain that the Gunners will do well against the big teams this season.

"Last year we were very consistent against teams outside the top six and not consistent against top-six teams. The year before it was the reverse. It's hoped that this year it will be right on both sides."

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