Arsenal and Liverpool are battling for Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo.

AS says the 26-year-old, who started as a lone striker in Spain's Euro 2012 semi-final clash against Portugal, is thought to have caught the eye of the Premier League duo.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is likely to move for the former Real Madrid youth player once want-away striker Robin van Persie decides his future.

And new Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is looking to replace Andy Carroll with a more mobile forward as part of his summer plans.

Negredo is likely to be an option for the Anfield side if a deal for Roma ace Fabio Borini falls through.

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