Ryan Babel an outstanding Dutch left winger but who can also play central striker presently playing for Ajax in the Eredivisie is set to join Arsenal this summer. Babel is a friend of Robin Van Persie and has been compared to Thierry Henry. He already has 8 caps for the Oranje. Wenger will replace the frequently injured Freddie Ljungberg with Babel. Ljungberg is reported to be in negotiations with West Ham for a transfer.