Report: Arsenal will find out if they can sign £43m midfielder very soon
Arsenal are set to find out if they can sign Marcel Sabitzer soon, BILD suggest.
Arsenal are said to be one of three clubs looking at landing the RB Leipzig midifelder, who could be available on a cut price deal this summer.
Sabitzer has just a year left on his current deal at Leipzig, meaning the German side may have to cash in on him this summer.
Arsenal, AC Milan and Roma are all said to be keen to snap up the Austrian, who has a release clause of £43 million (BILD).
And it seems that Sabitzer’s decision over which club to join could be coming soon.
The latest update says that the 27-year-old will make his final decision imminently, although it does add he prefers a club with European football.
That could be a blow to Arsenal’s chances, after their disappointing campaign last time around.
Do Arsenal still stand a chance?
The Gunners may still hold an appeal though, given their transfer plans.
Mikel Arteta seems to have an exciting project in mind and he may be able to persuade Sabitzer that a move to the Emirates Stadium would still be a good career switch, despite their lack of European football on offer this term.
If he was to arrive he would add to Arsenal’s attacking midfield options, which have depleted since Martin Odegaard’s departure.
Sabitzer isn’t as creative a playmaker as Odegaard, but he does possess more of a goal threat which could appeal.