Arsenal are planning a £20m offer for Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo in the summer, according to the Daily Mirror.
The Gunners are looking to strengthen their strike force at the end of the season as Oliver Giroud has not delivered the goods for the North Londoners and Danny Welbeck plagued by injuries with Arsene Wenger preferring Theo Walcott as a wideman.
The Nigerian is admired by Arsene Wenger who has placed him at the top of his summer shopping list and hoping the lure to play the UEFA Champions League will be enough for the former Granada forward to move to the Emirates.
Ighalo who has scored 14 goals so far in the Premier League on his debut season under the guidance of manager Quique Flores’ side to ninth.
The report claims that the Hornets are prepared to sell their star man at the end of the season for a fee of £20m but his preferred destination is Manchester United.
However, Watford have already lined up another Nigerian striker Isaac Success as a potential replacement if their star man decides to leave at the end of the season.
Watford returned to the Premier League this season after an eight year absence and have done well as they currently place ninth on the log with a huge hope for Europa Cup football at the end of their campaign.