Arsenal told to pay £40m to sign top Germany attacker – report
Arsenal want to sign Julian Draxler from Paris Saint-Germain next year, according to reports
Arsenal have been told that they will have to pay £40m if they want to sign Julian Draxler from Paris Saint-Germain in 2018, according to reports in the British media.
The Sun is reporting that the north London side have made a fresh move to try and sign Draxler, 24, and have contacted the French champions about his availability.
The same story says that Arsenal view Draxler as the “ideal” replacement for Alexis Sanchez, who continues to be linked with a move away from The Emirates, with his contract set to expire in the summer.
The article says that Arsenal are currently only willing to pay £30m for Draxler, and that they would only be ready to do business if Alexis Sanchez is sold.
The story also claims that Draxler himself is “open” to a move away from PSG after having fallen out of the first team following Neymar’s arrival in the summer.
It is also claimed that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is keeping tabs on two other players, but Draxler is his “first choice”.
Meanwhile, Arsenal are currently preparing for their Premier League clash against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Thursday night, as they look to bounce back from their 3-3 draw with Liverpool last week.
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