Arsenal On The VERGE Of Unveling Powerhouse Defender Controller

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According to reports making the round, Arsenal have made formal contact with Wolfsburg regarding the transfer of left-back Ricardo Rodriguez according to Bild.

Arsenal Arsene Wenger is currently looking on bolstering his squad ahead of next summer looks set for the exit of Kieran Gibbs and Mathieu Debuchy who have been heavily linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium.

Wolfsburg sporting director Klaus Allofs also revealed the Gunners are interested in signing the Swizz international. “We are on the alert and we are prepared [to sell]. They [Ricardo Rodriguez and Luiz Gustavo] will not get cheaper, rather the opposite.”

Allofs insisted his price will inflate after July 1st despite the player himself wanting to leave.

“We are on the alert and we are prepared, they will not get cheaper, rather the opposite” he told Kicker.

Rodriguez moved to Wolfsburg in 2012 from Zurich and has gone on to play 125 games scoring 13 goals, his impressive performances has seen him represent Switzerland 40 times scoring 0 goals.

It is rumoured Arsenal will have to meet his €25 million release clause in Rodriguez’s contract before July 1 according to the metro.

Real Madrid and Manchester United are also interested in signing the talented left-back.


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