Report: Arsenal may turn to Lewandowski

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Could Arsenal now be set to target Robert Lewandowski?

Poland's Robert Lewandowski in action

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will turn to Bayern Munich hitman Robert Lewandowski if his efforts to bring Jamie Vardy to North London proves futile, according to The Mirror.

It was reported last month that Wenger had activated Vardy's £20 million release clause with Premier League champions Leicester City, but the 29-year-old England striker is waiting until Euro 2016 finishes to make a decision on his future apparently.

That being said, the French manager appears to be rather pessimistic in his pursuit of Vardy - who netted 24 Premier League goals last season - after admitting to The Standard on Sunday that the forward will most likely stay at the King Power Stadium.

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski

However, a report from The Mirror has suggested that Arsenal fans need not feel disappointed as they claim that Lewandowski - who scored 42 goals in 50 games in all competitions last season - is a back-up option for Arsenal.

Some Arsenal fans were a touch underwhelmed by Vardy, given his age and the fact that so much of his game is based on speed, making him not much of a threat in the long term.

But 27-year-old Lewandowski is a bonafide world-class striker and his arrival would send the red half of North London into a frenzy.

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski reacts

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring a goal.

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