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According to reports making the round, Arsenal are interested in signing Emil Forsberg from RB Leipzig with reports suggesting he is set for a new challenge and Arsenal are keen for his services.
Forsberg joined Leipzig in 2015 and helped the team get promoted to the Bundesliga in his first season, when he was voted best player in the German second division.
The 25-year-old Swede international was sensational for Leipzig last season scoring 8 goals and providing 19 assists in all competition.
Despite previous reports claiming he is client is ready to leave Leipzig he also revealed he could still stay in Leipzig, but hinted that an improved contract will be necessary to keep him there.
“If RB want to be in the fight, they really have to show it. Even if he has a good deal, it’s not at the level you get at the biggest clubs in Europe,” he said.
It has been reported that Forsberg has already told Leipzig director Ralf Rangnick that he wants to leave, but Cetinkaya would not confirm that.
“The only thing I can say, out of respect for Ralf, is that he’s the one who makes the final decision,” Cetinkaya said. “We have built this up together with Ralf and we would never take a fight against him.
The 25-year-old Swede international has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal with reports suggesting the Gunners had launched a £30 million bid for his signature.
Report suggest Arsenal will have to act fast as he is been linked with a move to Bayer Munich, AC Milan, Liverpool.