Arsenal fans react on Twitter to talk of Morata deal - 'We need a Falcao, Cavani!'

Alvaro Morata

Alvaro Morata has reportedly agreed to join Arsenal if Real Madrid can agree a fee with the Gunners.

Spanish expert Guillem Balague claimed last night that Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has reached an agreement with Arsenal over a move which would see the forward link up with the Gunners this summer.

The agreement is dependent on the Spanish giants and Arsenal reaching an agreement in terms of a fee and Balague stressed that the player would be doing everything possible to ensure that the move went through.

This isn’t the first time this season that Morata has been linked with Arsenal as reports suggested last summer that the Gunners could draft him in as attacking support and talk of a loan deal as recently as last month.

He didn’t move seemingly based on the assurance that he’d be given a fair run of games under Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti who has used him 21 times in all competitions so far this season.

There’s nothing that Ancelotti can do about the form shown by another Arsenal target, Karim Benzema, which has kept Morata out of the side much to the dismay of plenty of Real Madrid fans, partly forcing him into this decision.

As far as Arsenal are concerned, they do need another centre forward this summer as back up and competition to Olivier Giroud, Nicklas Bendtner and Lukas Podolski.

It’s one of the only areas of the current Arsenal squad which can be considered a little threadbare and the addition of Morata would be a sensible one, with the effects likely to be seen over an extended period of time.

It now remains to be seen whether the deal is made official at the end of the season but the news has been met with initial optimism and positivity by Arsenal fans on social media site Twitter.

Take a look at what fans have had to say.

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