€5m Arsenal striker target 'disappointed' at snub ... by Panini sticker album

Swiss National Team 2012

Josip Drmic is on his way to the World Cup this summer - although he is not in the Panini sticker album for Swizerland.

Arsenal are in the hunt for a striker this summer and a number of names have begun to be linked with a move to the club.

One such player is Bundesliga star Josip Drmic.

The Swiss international has bagged 16 goals in 29 appearances this campaign since joining FC Nurnberg from FC Zurich in the summer.

He has a release clause in his current deal to the value of €5 million should his club get relegated and considering their current lowly position - which saw them sack their manager this week - he is likely to leave.

The player himself has admitted he will leave should the club get relegated, stating:

"With so many hits it's always interesting. I do not want to play second league. "

But while the disappointment of being a relegation battle is bad enough - it doesn’t seem to be the most pressing concern on his mind.

He has told Swiss paper Blick this week what that is - the fact he has been ignored by Panini for the official World Cup sticker album.

Yes while one Arsenal player, Joel Campbell, has been searching for his own sticker to place in the Costa Rica section this Arsenal target will have no such luck.

He said:

"I do not collect stickers. I'm disappointed that I'm not in it. I've already copied as a small boy my two older brothers. I loved to collect and swap. [Creating himself online] That's not the same! [I buy some] I give my little cousin. He has accumulated, although I'm not involved…"

The Panini stickers were pressed in February - and in their defence Drmic was not a definite for the World Cup until he bagged a double against Croatia in March.

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