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Arsenal have received a huge boost in its attempt to sign Julian Draxler, according to Eurosport.
The club are rumored to be interested in the forward with reports claiming Wenger is preparing a bid of €50m.
Wolfsburg are playing hardball with the forward’s future, the German club’s boss Dieter Hecking recently indicated that the player would be staying at the club. It appears the manager’s statement hasn’t gone down too well with the forward and he has now revealed he wants to leave Wolfsburg.
“I am surprised that matters regarding my [future] are being communicated in the media,” Draxler replied. “I expected that to go differently. For example that someone approaches me and asks me for my views instead.
“We shortly texted. I talked on the phone with coach Hecking. Two days after the semi-final at the Euro I explained my point of view and expressed my wish that I want to leave the club.
“Now I’m back in Germany and things are being communicated via the media rather than with me in person. Now I also wanted to make myself heard.”
“When I transferred to Wolfsburg in 2015, we had a verbal agreement that I can leave the club when a possibility emerges. With Dieter Hecking as well as Klaus Allofs,” Draxler added.
” It was obvious that Wolfsburg showed me a good perspective back then, but also served as stepping stone.”
“It was set between all persons involved that I could leave for an international top club when the chance presents itself. It was agreed that we would have reasonable talks, if other clubs show interest.”
Arsenal are seen as favorites to sign the forward and after his impressive performances at the Euro 2016, Arsenal fans have every reason to be excited.