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Podolksi Not Afraid Of Higuain

Lukas Podolski does not fear that his place will be at stake if Gonzalo Higuain joins Arsenal.

The Gunners are in pole position to sign Higuain from Real Madrid for a club record fee.

If the Argentine international does move to the Emirates, he will be expected to score the goals that went missing went Robin van Persie left for Manchester United.

And if he manages to do that Higuain will surely be a fixture in Arsene Wenger’s starting XI.

But Podolski is adamant that the arrival of a challenger will not daunt him. In fact, he thinks it only fitting for a club of Arsenal’s stature to have more than one world class player fighting over every position.

"It is always good when good players come in,” German international Podolski said, according to Soccernet.

"I don't worry about a specific player. And it is certainly not a problem.

"I am strong enough and I have qualities. And when good players come in, I will play with good players.

"Every season players come in and players go. But I think it is good news if top players come in.”

Ahead of the new season, Podolski is confident that the Gunners are well-placed to mount a real challenge for Premier League glory.

They are one of the top teams to have retained behind the scenes stability over the past few months, and with so many factors suggesting next season’s race will be too close to call, Podolski seems certain that Arsenal will be contenders.

"The hope is that this season Arsenal will be at the top of the league,” he said.

“English football, thankfully, is not like Spain where you only have two teams - Barcelona and Real Madrid - who fight at the top. In the Premier League you have five, six, even seven top, top teams.

"It is very difficult but I know that Arsenal are one of those top teams who will be involved. You don't know how the season will work out. A few of the other teams all have new managers so it is difficult to say. But they will be strong and equally, Arsenal will be strong."

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