Inter Milan have asked Arsenal for Lukas Podolski, offered Yaya Sanogo instead

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Inter Milan are looking to bring in an Arsenal striker this January.

Arsenal have plenty of players in their ranks who are catching the eye of suitors abroad, one such player is Lukas Podolski.

The German international has continually made it clear he is unhappy at his situation with the club. But Arsenal are not keen on losing a quality versatile player, even if he is not in the regular plans of Arsene Wenger.

It is Inter Milan who have recently shown an interest in the player. However, when they have reportedly approached Arsenal for information on his services they have instead been offered someone else.

It is reported in Italy that Arsenal are trying to pawn off Inter with the presence of a deal for Yaya Sanogo.

It was reported this weekend in La Gazzetta dello Sport that Arsenal were not keen to allow Podolski leave, but more than happy for the French youth international to get some regular first team football in Serie A.

The 21-year-old has battled injury problems since arriving from Auxerre last summer and it would appear that Arsene Wenger is beginning to wonder if he has what it takes to make it in the Premier League.

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