Star confirms he waited for Arsenal to come sign him

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Sami Khedira waited for Arsenal to come get him this summer but the club never made a move.

That’s according to a report in Calciomercato who write, “…he waited by for the call from Arsenal that could have changed his future, but in the end he took the decision to fight to confirm his status as indispensable in Juventus.”

Arsenal were heavily linked with a move for the German midfielder this summer with a number of outlandish claims being made.

At one point, Khedira was reportedly ready to cancel his Juventus contract as Arsenal offered him a two-year deal worth €4m-a-year. Those reports followed within 24 hours of him being spotted at the Emirates in the director’s box.

None of that, if any of it was true, led to anything and if this latest report is to be believed Arsenal never made contact anyway. He did receive offers from Everton and Fenerbahce, but London did not call.

Despite only playing 10 times last season for the Old Lady, Khedira has featured in all six games this season, starting five of them and playing the full 90 twice.

The midfielder still has another two years on his current contract while Juventus have an option of a third.

Should they take it, he would be 35 when his contact finally runs out.

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