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Great news for Arsenal as Schalke chairman speaks about latest Draxler rumours

Julian Draxler

Despite recent reports linking Julian Draxler with Bayern Munich, it appears Arsenal are still in the box-seat for his signature

For much of January Arsenal were linked with a move for Schalke play-maker Julian Draxler. In the end, they ended up with Kim Kallstrom.

And then the news got even worse, with Bayern Munich reportedly tipped for a summer swoop for the 20-year-old.

The Daily Mail was just one of many newspapers reporting this week that the German champions would make a huge bid for Draxler at the end of the current campaign. But perhaps Arsenal fans should not get too despondent just yet.

In a report published this afternoon by Sport Bild, Schalke chairman Clemens Tonnies is quoted as saying of Draxler, “I do not think he wants Bayern. I can rule with one-hundred percent probability.”

Of course that is just one man’s feeling, but if Draxler really does not want a move to Pep Guardiola’s men, then it appears the Gunners may still be heading the queue for a young player who could be exactly what Arsene Wenger is looking for.

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