Arsenal, Barcelona

According to the website tuttomercatoweb Arsenal is close to completing a deal that with see 22-year-old Barcelona forward Cristian Tello move to the Emirates.

Manager Arsene Wenger is keen to bring in another striking option to the Gunners attack, and especially now that Theo Walcott is out for the rest of the season.

Tello has long been a target of Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, and has in the past always maintained that he wants to stay at Barcelona despite the lack of playing opportunities in a star studded attack the includes players like Messi,Neymar,Alexis and Pedro.

If this news is true and that the only thing holding it up is a failure between the clubs to agree a fee Arsene Wenger will have pulled of a real coup as Tello coming into the Arsenal squad would certainly add an exciting option to what already is one of the best teams in terms of playing stylish football.

Have a look at the clip below and make up your own mind as to whether Tello would be good for Arsenal or not.