Good news Arsenal? - Striker target available for €5m after relegation

Frankenstadion - 1. FC Nurnberg

Nurnberg were relegated from the Bundesliga earlier today, triggering Josip Drmic's reported release clause.

The Bundesliga season came to an end today. While the title was wrapped up a long time ago by Bayern Munich there was still the small matter of the final Champions League place and relegation spots to be decided.

And for Arsenal they were keeping their eyes on one game in particular - Schalke 04 v FC Nurnberg.

Because a player they are said to be chasing as part of their striker reinforcement plan for the summer could have become much cheaper this afternoon. Josip Drmic scored again today at the Veltins Arena, notching his 17th goal of the season.

It is a tally that sees him finish third in the goalscoring charts for the season - with only Robert Lewandowski and Mario Mandzukic ahead of him - quite prestigious company to keep.

Unfortunately for the Swiss international it was not enough to keep them up. Schalke scored just minutes after the Drmic strike, a goal that made it 4-1 and sent Nurnberg down to the 2.Bundesliga.

Drmic has therefore become a lot cheaper. He has a release clause in his contract in the event of relegation - said to be worth just €5 million.

That is a bargain price for the player but Arsenal must move fast.

Reports claim that Bayer Leverkusen are waiting to swoop in as soon as they dropped out of the top tier and Arsenal would not want to miss out on this talent, at this price.

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