Luiz Gustavo: Arsenal Are Back In For The Brazilian Battler

After missing out on the talented Brazilian last summer, Arsenal are willing to battle all comers to secure the signature of Luiz Gustavo...
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After missing out on the talented Brazilian last summer, Arsenal are willing to battle all comers to secure the signature of Luiz Gustavo...

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Each season Arsenal's title push wanes by Christmas, buckling under the weight of expectation and a lack of quality in areas which are in dire need of reinforcements.

Step forward Luiz Gustavo, the adaptable Brazilian defensive midfielder who's equally capable at centre-back. Gustavo was heavily tracked by the Gunners last summer, with Wenger launching a £17m bid before Gustavo decided to stay in Germany and move to VfL Wolfsburg to help state his cause for a place in Brazil's World Cup squad. That bit kind of fell by the wayside.

Now the Guardian are linking them together once more - will Wenger finally get his man?

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