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Five facts about Arsenal linked defender Sebastian Jung

Eintracht Frankfurt fullback Sebastian Jung has been linked with a move to Arsenal as a possible replacement for Bacary Sagna – but who is he?

Following the contract situation regarding Bacary Sagna, Arsenal have reportedly looked at German fullback Sebastian Jung as a potential replacement.

The right-back was linked with both Roma and Inter Milan last summer – with Inter’s ex-director of sport Piero Ausilio once saying:

“Jung is a young lad and I cannot deny that we are tracking him, but that’s a long way from saying we have made decisive steps towards signing him”

Looked upon as the possible long-term replacement of German fullback Phillip Lahm – Sebastian Jung has a promising future ahead of him.

Here are five facts about him.

1) Sebastian Alexander Jung is a 23-year-old German right-back who joined Eintracht Frankfurt academy side as an 8-year old.

2) The defender – who is valued by transfermarkt at £7m – has made 14 Bundesliga starts for the club so far this campaign.

3) He has currently assisted three Bundesliga goals this season – the joint-best throughout the entire squad.

4) Only three players have made for key passes than Jung – with the 23-year-old totalling 14 for the season.

5) Sebastian Jung is the first Eintracht Frankfurt player to be called up to the German national squad this side of the millennium.

Here is a video demonstrating his skills:

image: © tjuel

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