Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Julian Draxler's display for Wolfsburg

Julian Draxler

Julian Draxler impressed against Manchester United, with Arsenal fans ruing not snapping him up.

Julian Draxler stepped up for German side Wolfsburg when they needed him to, showing he is beginning to live up to his much talked about potential.

He played a key role as Wolfsburg knocked Manchester United out of the Champions League last night, beating the Red Devils 3-2.

Arsenal were strongly linked with signing him in January 2014, with The Guardian reporting that Schalke blocked their advances despite figures of £30 million plus being mooted.

The Mirror reported that Arsene Wenger wanted Draxler as a priority, and planned to convert him into a striker to replace Robin van Persie.

A loss of form and injuries followed, and this summer he signed for Wolfsburg for £25 million in a surprise deal, The BBC reported at the time.

He provided the assist for Vierinha's first half goal last night, and while he faded in the second, his impact was crucial.

His performance caught the attention of Arsenal fans who took to Twitter to discuss the performance of the German international, long considered the heir to Mesut Ozil.

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