World Cup 2014: Five Group H transfer targets for Arsenal – Belgian youngster features

Dzagoev Russia

The World Cup is not only football's biggest tournament, but it also serves as a shop window for players to impress onlooking clubs.

Arsenal are entering a critical transfer window, with the pressure building on manager Arsene Wenger. The Gunners secured their first trophy in nine years with a win over Hull City in the FA Cup final, but fans are hoping for a sustained title bid next season.

Their title bid fell apart in the second half of the campaign, and with plenty of areas of concern in the side, Wenger should be busy this summer. There's just the small matter of the World Cup to consider, and as we all know, players that impress on the world's biggest stage attract interest, so who could Wenger target from Group H?

Sofiane Feghouli, Algeria

Adding another winger has to be high on Arsene Wenger's list of priorities this summer, and recent speculation in the Algerian press suggests that the Gunners have set their sights on Valencia's Feghouli. The 24-year-old was highly rated whilst with French side Grenoble, and after some inconsistent showings in Spain, Feghouli is coming off his best season yet - and can prove to the world what he can do.

Yacine Brahimi, Algeria

In an Algerian side that isn't expected to do much this summer, they do in fact possess a number of talented players and Granada's Brahimi is another one of them. The 24-year-old has impressed in La Liga, and was a rumoured target for Arsenal when he was playing for Rennes in France. Now with the world watching, Brahimi could put himself back on Wenger's shopping list with good displays in Brazil.

Divock Origi, Belgium

The injury to Christian Benteke opened up a position up front for Belgium, and whilst many expected it to be Michy Batshuayi of Standard Liege, Lille youngster Origi received a shock call-up. The 19-year-old hit six goals for the Ligue 1 outfit this season, and was drawing admiring glances from the Gunners - who are known to target promising youngsters. Now expected to play a backup role to Romelu Lukaku this summer, Origi could cause Wenger's interest to increase.

Alan Dzagoev, Russia

One of the stars of Euro 2012 has faded slightly, but CSKA Moscow playmaker Dzagoev has the chance to star once again in tournament football for Fabio Capello's Russia. Arsenal were reportedly lining up the 23-year-old two years ago, and whilst Gunners fans will have bad memories of his compatriot Andrey Arshavin's spell with the club, Dzagoev has bags of ability and could put himself back in the shop window this summer.

Heung-Min Son, South Korea

Another target for the Gunners a year ago, South Korean forward Son has impressed in the Bundesliga with both Hamburg and now Bayer Leverkusen, and with the 21-year-old widely expected to be the key man for the Koreans in Brazil this summer, he could put himself back on Arsenal's radar. The Gunners do need help out wide, and Son - who can play a number of positions along the front line - could be perfect.

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