Sunday rumour mill: Arsenal told to stump up £20m for African striker

Wilfried Bony Ivory Coast

The Gunners have been linked with a move for Wilfried Bony, but The Mirror claim that a sizeable price tag has been slapped on the forward’s head.

Arsenal are in need of a new centre forward to bolster Arsene Wenger’s options in attack.

The North London club has recently been linked with a move for Swansea’s Wilfried Bony, who has stated that he wants to play for a club competing in the Champions League.

However, bringing the Ivorian to the Emirates Stadium looks set to be an expensive venture.

The Mirror have today stated that the Liberty Stadium outfit will demand £20 million for the Ivory Coast international if he is set to leave the Welsh club.

The Swans shelled out a cool £12m on the African poacher last summer, with Bony having a good debut season in England and netting 16 Premier League goals this term.

Bony has 23 international caps to his name and is set to feature for Ivory Coast at this summer’s World Cup.

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