Arsenal scouts have been watching £20 million rated Bayer Leverkusen sensation Hakan Calhanoglu all season with the Gunners now having decided to make an offer for the attacking midfielder, and are prepared to use Lukas Podolski as part of a cash and player deal.
The 21-year-old moved to Bayer Leverkusen for 14.5€ in 2014 from fellow Bundesliga side Hamburger SV and has the Arsenal boss is so excited that they are prepared to add another attacking midfielder to their already impressive line-up rather than bring in a defender or a striker.
Meanwhile German forward Lukas Podolski is on-loan with Inter Milan, and according to the Daily Star it is not known if the Bundesliga side would accept the 29-year-old as part-payment for their rising star.
Arsenal for their part see something in Calhanoglu that has convinced manager Arsene Wenger to do all he can to get the German born Turk on-board next summer.
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