Julian Draxler set to be Arsenal’s first January signing – Big blow for Liverpool

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Arsenal are set to land Paris Saint Germain midfielder Julian Draxler in January, according to the French sources.

The Gunners search for replacements for Alexis Sanchez and Ozil has taken them to their long time target Draxler. And the Sun believes he is now seen as a long term replacement for Alexis Sanchez.

The Sun also says that Arsene Wenger and his team have already met PSG officials to discuss Draxler ahead of a January move.

Arsenal are said to be looking at a £30 million deal, but the Ligue One club want £40 million.

Julian Draxler has been linked to Arsenal for as long as the name Draxler has been on the internet. Wenger passed up the chance to sign him both at Schalke and Wolfsburg for various reasons, but if there’s ever a time to sign him, it’s now.

He seems a perfect fit at the moment for various reasons. he can replace both Alexis and Ozil at the same time, with his mix of creativity and goal scoring ability.

 At 25 he is getting to his prime, just the right age. He will also bring experience having played in three different clubs in two leagues, he is no longer the raw talent he was at Schalke, his performances at the Confederations cup will tell you that.

What do you think, is he the right fit? Drop your comments below.


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