Arsenal set to table £21.1m bid to sign World Cup winner

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger seems to have finally made up his mind to make a formal move for Schalke star Julian Draxler. According to reports in The Metro, the north Londoners are weighing up a £21.1m for the highly rated German ace.

It is believed that the Frenchman is considering paying a sum of £17.6m up front for the player, followed by the rest of the amount in bonus payments.

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Bundesliga giants reveal how Arsenal can sign highly rated attacker

Schalke manager Andre Breitenreiter has admitted that a ‘brutal’ offer for Julian Draxler may force them to sell the player this summer. The highly rated youngster is known to be a long term target for Arsenal.

Breitenreiter was quoted telling German publication Bild: “I want to keep him 100% but I do not know what will happen if we receive a brutal offer.”

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Arsenal target agrees terms for switch, reveals agent

Schalke star Julian Draxler, who has been believed to be a target for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger for quite a while now, has agreed personal terms with Serie A giants Juventus regarding a move to Italy. The two clubs, however, are yet to agree upon a transfer fee for the services of the 21 year old.

The player’s agent Roger Wittmann was quoted telling Goal: “Now we are at the stage where only Schalke and Juventus have to talk and, after that, we will see what happens.”

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Juventus march ahead in race to sign Arsenal target

Arsenal have been provided with a yet another shock in their pursuit of Schalke star Julian Draxler, with reports in the press now revealing that the club have agreed to let Juventus hold transfer talks with the player.

Schalke’s sporting director Horst Heldt was quoted telling German sports magazine Kicker: “If Juventus want him, then things can move forward… Juve asked us if they could speak with Julian, and we said yes with confidence.”

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Juve shock Arsenal in race for German star

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s hopes of signing Schalke star Julian Draxler have taken a major hit, with reports in German media outlet Bild revealing that the player is now set to move to Juventus in the coming days.

It is reported that the player will first move to the Serie A side on loan for the next season, with the club also having the option to make his deal permanent.

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Arsenal looking to sign young Bosnian defender

Arsenal are understood to be weighing up a move for Schalke youngster Sead Kolasinac, viewing him as a long term replacement for Nacho Monreal at the Emirates Stadium, according to reports in TMW.

The Spaniard is known to be edging closer to a move to Athletic Bilbao this summer, despite him having recently declared his allegiance to the club. And as a result, manager Arsene Wenger is being faced with the task of landing a proper replacement for him soon, with Kieran Gibbs being the only other traditional left back in the club’s first team.

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Arsenal to face Juventus challenge in race for star German

Arsenal’s hopes of signing Julian Draxler from Schalke have received a blow with reports in talkSPORT revealing that reigning Serie A champions Juventus have entered the race to sign the player.

The 21 year old has been believed to have recently become an important target for the Gunners, with his club understood to be open to the prospect of selling him this summer.

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Arsenal finally set to land long term German target

Arsenal have been provided with a massive boost in their pursuit of Schalke star Julian Draxler, with reports in German publication Bild revealing that the Bundesliga outfit are open to the prospect of selling the player this summer.

The Royal Blues are raising cash for the transfer of Inter Milan’s Xherdan Shaqiri, and Draxler’s sale will provide them with ample funds to conclude the move.

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