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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.
However, Wolfsburg are not ready to let go of their priceless asset who still have three more years left on his contract, it’s believed Wenger is ready to lure him with the opportunity of European competition next season.
Rodriguez has scored 20 goals in 113 games in the Bundesliga and impressive performance for a left-back.