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Arsenal’s board are said to be big admirers of Emi Buendia now by CBS, as the links to the Norwich City playmaker only grow stronger.

Arsenal have been considered potential buyers of Buendia all summer, and it seems that the club’s board are very much keen on the idea of snapping up the playmaker.

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Buendia has caught the eye over a number of years at Norwich, and his form in the Championship this term has been very strong.

With Arsenal looking for a new creator, following the departure of Mesut Ozil, Buendia seems to be right at the top of their list.

Buendia is not only admired by Mikel Arteta, but it now seems that Arsenal’s board are also big fans of the Argentine.

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Arsenal are still yet to make an official bid for him, but Football London suggest he would be open to a move to the Emirates Stadium.

The problem for Arsenal is that Norwich are standing firm in their intent to keep hold of their star player.

Norwich want £40 million for the attacking midfielder, Sky say, and that could put him out of Arsenal’s price range this month.