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Gunners manager, Arsene Wenger, however, was not prepared to go straight into offering the 22-year-old a deal, preferring instead to get a first-hand look at the defender’s capabilities, a request Oboabona feels is beneath him

Wenger will look to bring in further established stars this summer and will feel that the capture of Higuain will aid in that regard, with the signing of a big name helping to prove that the Gunners do have the ambition, and the means, to improve their squad in a push to challenge for major honours

Elsewhere, Wigan ran riot at the Madejski Stadium to enhance their survival prospects at the expense of Reading – as Norwich dented Everton’s slipping European ambitions with a come-from-behind home win and Romelu Lukaku guided West Brom to victory over Sunderland