The 37-year-old is a free agent after his second spell at Old Trafford was cut short in acrimonious circumstances and a move to Saudi Arabia is being strongly mooted
This World Cup may only be less than two weeks old but it's already not without several controversies regarding Var decisions. But none of those have proved as contentious as the one that let Ao Tanaka's winner for Japan against Spain stand.
Clubs often sign players after excellent World Cup displays, but Arsenal and four others had the foresight to buy surprise stars of the tournament ages ago.
The attacker is already heading home from the World Cup but might get to grace a Premier League stage in the not-too-distant future