Arsenal Star Lukas Podolski has been a subject of transfer speculations that the Arsenal no9 could be on his way out of the Emirates Stadium.
Rumours have continued to fuel of the jovial 29-year-old’s imminent exit and several clubs have been linked with the lively forward.
These rumours soon began to look like facts as the Arsenal forward was omitted from Arsene Wenger’s squad that traveled to Goodison Park last weekend to take on Everton.
This sparked off a lot of reports suggesting the player was close to a deal away from the Emirates considering the return of fellow German teammate that were involved in the match against Roberto Martinez’s men after the trio had previously being rested since their return from their World Cup outing.
Among several clubs in Europe vying for the signature of the Arsenal star are Juventus and Wolsfburg, who have all been closely monitoring the situation of the 29-year-old forward.
But some cherry news now coming from the Emirates camp with Arsenal boss insisting that his no9 forward is going nowhere and would even be in contention for the Gunners second leg Champions League play-off clash against Besiktas on Wednesday night at the Emirates.
A news that have made many Arsenal faithful breath a sigh of relieve with many already believing that Podolski was already on his way out of the club. While some have suggested that the player was actually on his way out of the club and that the latest injury to Arsene Wenger preferred forward Olivier Giroud had forced Wenger to cancel his plan to ship Podolski off.
Whether or not these claims are true, one thing for sure according to the club’s official twitter handle, Podolski is not going anywhere and could even be available to start tomorrow’s vital game against Besiktas.