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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reportedly “revived his interest” in Juventus striker Alvaro Morata, while former transfer target Kostas Manolas has also been linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium during the upcoming summer window. 

According to John Cross of the Daily Mirror, the Gunners have a longstanding interest in both, and they will once again be major targets once the 2015-16 campaign comes to an end.

Morata’s future remains a hotly debated topic due to a buy-back clause inserted into the deal that took him from Real Madrid to Juventus, allowing Los Blancos to bring him back for £23 million, per Cross.

Even the 23-year-old doesn’t know what Real will do, as he told Cadena Cope (h/t Football Italia) last month:

I can’t wait for the question of the re-purchase to be resolved. I’m happy in Turin, but I want to be able to know where I should buy a house. I want to know as soon as possible where I’ll be.

I’m happy at Juventus, but returning to Madrid is a real possibility because there’s a contract, it was all already written. I just want all of this to be resolved.

Per Cross, Los Blancos could use the clause and immediately sell the Spain international on to Arsenal, making a nice profit in the process. Such a deal would have to be approved by Morata, however―Real’s clause is useless unless the forward agrees to return to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in the first place.

Morata has played a smaller role for Juventus this season than he did during his breakout campaign last year, and, so far, he has scored just six goals in Serie A, per WhoScored.com. Former Atletico Madrid star Mario Mandzukic has been the preferred option to play alongside Paulo Dybala.

But Morata has looked spectacular at times, particularly in Juventus’ biggest matches of the season. All top strikers experience the occasional dry spell, and to his credit, the Spaniard continued working and eventually recovered. Here’s a look at some of his highlights:

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