RUMOURS: Arsenal line up Higuain move amid Man Utd interest

The Gunners are desperate to reinforce their forward line as they attempt to mount a serious title challenge next season and are eyeing a move for the Argentina international

Arsenal are preparing to rival Manchester United for the signing of Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to The Sun.

The Gunners' title bid has faltered in 2015-16, with the club currently third in the Premier League, and many critics have claimed that a lack of a world-class striker is holding the Gunners back.

However, Arsene Wenger is finally set to splash the cash on a marquee forward, and is eyeing a bid for Higuain, who has scored 29 goals in all competitions thus far this season.

Arsenal may face competition from United, however, with earlier reports claiming that the Red Devils are poised to put together a staggering £85 million deal for the Argentine.