Wenger rules out Mandzukic move

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has rubbished reports tipping the Gunners to sign Dinamo Zagreb striker Mario Mandzukic.

The Emirates Stadium supremo continues to be linked with a host of forwards - including Marouane Chamakh, Carlton Cole, Andres-Pierre Gignac and Miros Klasic - after losing both Robin van Persie and Nicklas Bendtner through injury.

However, his side remain the top scorers in the Premier League this season having netted 55 times in 21 games, and have the chance to reach the summit with a win against Bolton Wanderers on Wednesday.

The latest goal-getter supposedly set to bolster Arsenal's armoury is Croatian international Mandzukic, who has netted 34 league goals in 65 outings for Zagreb, the former club of current Gunner Eduardo.

But Wenger has ruled out the possibility of teaming him up with his international strike-partner.

“No. You will hear a few names until the end of the transfer window without there being any truth in it,” he said.

“I am thinking about signing a striker but I must confess I am not close to doing anything because I do not find a player who can convince me.”

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