Arsenal wants to sign with the midfielder of Borussia Julian Weigl
Arsenal are supposedly hoping to attack Borussia Dortmund for a third time as they hope to bait midfielder Julian Weigl to the Emirates in January.
The Gunners caught both Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sokratis Papastathopoulos from the German side in 2018, and now look to strike again.
As indicated by Sport Bild, former scout of the Bundesliga side Sven Mislintat – now head of recruitment for Arsenal – is pushing for the move to sign Weigl.
Mislintat helped in the enlistment procedure of conveying the German international to Signal Iduna Park in 2015 from 1860 Munich.
The 23-year-old has fallen out of favour with boss Lucien Favre – seeming only multiple times in the best flight this season.
In any case, it seems impossible that Dortmund will endorse the deal in the winter transfer window as they push for a first league title since 2012.
He could be an immediate swap for Aaron Ramsey – who will not be offered a new deal by Unai Emery’s club.
Weigl is currently tied down at Dortmund until 2021, and would almost certainly direction an incredible exchange charge of £68million.
Manchester City are known to be admirers of the cautious midfielder, though Ajax ace Frenkie de Jong is believed to be their number one target.
Munititions stockpile have likewise been helped in their chase to sign Juan Mata, with the Manchester United maestro weighing up his future at Old Trafford.