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Arsenal are set to sign Wolfsburg left-back Ricardo Rodriguez as a replacement for Kieran Gibbs and possible long-term successor to Monreal.
According to news from Kicker a German newspaper, the north Londoners will meet Rodriguez’s €25 million (£19 million) release clause after the 23-year-old Swiss defender team-mate Granit Xhaka completed his move to the Emirates Stadium.
The Swiss international has revealed he would be happy playing alongside his national team mate Granit Xhaka.
Bundesliga pundit Jan Aage Fjortoft took to his twitter handle to revealed Rodriguez release clause is only valid until June which in thus will place the Gunners under high pressure to get the deal done as quickly as possible.
The Swiss left-back has made 157 appearances Wolfsburg since 2010 but recently admitted staying with the Bundesliga outfit is ‘unrealistic’.