Confirmed: Arsenal Target On The Move This Summer

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Arsenal midfield target Ilkay Gundogan has requested to be allowed to leave Borussia Dortmund in the summer, it has been confirmed.

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The German international’s contract with Dortmund expires next summer and the club are expected to let him leave at the end of the season, rather than lose him on a free transfer next year.

Speaking at the weekend, Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc told Sky:

“He wants to leave us in the summer. That’s what he told us,”

“Depending on the offers on the table, we will make a decision.”

Arsenal have been heavily linked with the midfield powerhouse, whilst Bayern Munich, Manchester United and Juventus are all said to hold interest in the talented German.

The Gunners face a strong battle for his signature but boast a strong German contingent at the club, which includes Gundogan’s international team-mates Per Mertesacker, Lukas Podolski and Mesut Ozil.

That could prove to be an advantage for Arsenal, who are only targeting ‘world class’ players according to Arsene Wenger- but Gundogan fits that mild.

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