Edinson Cavani PSG
PSG striker Edinson Cavani remains of interest to ArsenalReuters

Arsenal have already made waves in this summer transfer window by making impressive signings, including the big capture of Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona.

Arsene Wenger is not short of money anymore and has been linked with several big names including Sami Khedira and William Carvalho.

However, if reports of the latest player being linked to Arsenal turns out to be true, then it would trump all signings, while making Wenger's men seriously scary challengers for the English Premier League title.

Edinson Cavani is a name that has been associated with a transfer to Arsenal in the past, and those links have been freshened up again with Spanish journalist Kike Marin tweeting Wenger is interested in signing the prolific Uruguayan.

"A la espera de lo que suceda con Di María y el #PSG, el #Arsenal no descarta el fichaje de Cavani. Wenger quiere un 9 como el uruguayo," wrote Marin on his Twitter account.

Which roughly translates to "Pending what happens with Di Maria and #PSG the #Arsenal have not ruled out signing Cavani. Wenger wants the Uruguayan as his No. 9."

Arsenal's current first choice No.9 is Olivier Giroud, and the France international, who is underrated for the kind of impact he has to the side, has done reasonably well over the past couple of seasons.

However, having a striker like Cavani, who, when on song cannot stop scoring, will give Arsenal that extra edge.

While central defence and defensive midfield are positions that desperately need to be filled for Arsenal, Wenger might be tempted to make a move for Cavani.

The striker is reportedly available for sale, with the Uruguayan unhappy with having to play second fiddle to Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Cavani, though, has admitted he is ready to stay at PSG for another season at least and Laurent Blanc did play a system which allowed both of the strikers to play centrally in the last couple of games.

However, with PSG keen to sign Angel Di Maria, who they ruled out signing recently due to the midfielder being too expensive, the sale of Cavani will open up funds for a possible transfer.

Arsenal, though, will have to make a club record bid to land Cavani, with Wenger recently making Mesut Ozil his most expensive transfer after shelling out £42.5 million for the playmaker.

With Wenger insisting he is quite happy with his forward options, with Yaya Sanogo, Joel Campbell, Lukas Podolski, Theo Walcott and Alexis Sanchez all capable of playing through the middle apart from Giroud, it does look unlikely that the manager will spend all of that money on another striker.

But, on the other hand, making a statement by sealing a transfer for Cavani would certainly send a message to their title rivals; something that Wenger will also be well aware of.

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