The talented attacker could be next to join Jurgen Klopp's Anfield revolution.
The need for an addition in the centre of the pitch has become apparent after Spurs' disappointing start to the season.
Southampton are reportedly targeting Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka.
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While Arsenal remain constantly linked with trying to sign Schalke’s Julian Draxler, there is already a next wave in the Bundesliga of promising young players, including a defender wanted by Manchester City.
Arsenal linked Julian Draxler may still be missing for Schalke, but over the weekend another highly rated talent chose an ideal time to step up.
Schalke team news and update on who is injured and who will likely play. Draxler says: “We can beat Chelsea.”
Leon Goretzka has been linked with both Arsenal and Manchester United this summer; but is now set to take VfL Bochum to court over his Schalke 04 move.
Leon Goretzka is likely to sign with Schalke this summer, and not Arsenal or Manchester United.
The Daily Express has suggested that Arsenal are closing on a deal for 18-year-old Leon Goretzka, considered a better prospect in Germany than Mario Goetze.