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Arsenal ready to sign striker as pursuit of Higuain runs into complications - player confirms he has offers


Arsenal have joined West Ham United in the race to sign Milan striker Carlos Bacca according to reports in England.

Sky Sports revealed at the start of the week that the Hammers will soon meet the player to discuss personal terms over a club record move.

But the Gunners are also keen on the Colombian who admitted that he could leave the Rossoneri during the summer transfer window.

"I am an ambitious player," he is quoted as saying by

"I want to play and win the Champions League. Milan are not even in Europe but other clubs are.

"My near-future objective is to win tittles and if the club shares my objective to lift trophies then I will continue here.

"The market? Yes, there are clubs who are interested [in me]. I have a contract with Milan and I'm sure we will find the best solution for me, my family and Milan.

"Milan is still my first choice and priority but I have to evaluate other things.

"China? I have two offers from there but my focus is on Europe."

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