Arsenal Transfer News: The Gunners are interested in signing Bayern Munich winger Leroy Sane. The German international is among the most talented attackers of his generation.
Leroy Sane has been a key player for Bayern Munich since arriving from Manchester City in the summer transfer window of 2020. He has played 108 games (in all competitions) for the Bavarians so far, registering 34 goals and 33 assists,
Sane helped the Munich-outfit win two Bundesliga titles, among other honours. He won the UEFA Champions League Fantasy Football Team of the Season: 2021–22.
Lorey Sane linked Arsenal’s transfer
According to Fichajes, Arsenal are among the front-runners to complete the transfer of Bayern Munich winger Leroy Sane. Mikel Arteta is a huge admirer of the German international and is looking to bank on his relationship with him during his time at Manchester City.
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Arsenal Transfer News: Reputed journalist Pete O’Rourke sheds light on Arsenal’s transfer interest in the German international. He said: “I think it could only help, if there’s any potential move for Leroy Sane if he knows people that he has previously worked with, like Mikel Arteta. I’m sure it will come into his thinking process and he will definitely seriously consider a move to Arsenal because Arteta’s there, and the players that he’s played with earlier as well.”
The Gunners have started the current season brilliantly, winning 12 of their opening 12 league games. They are currently at the top of the Premier League table, five points clear of second-placed Manchester City.
Arsenal Transfer News: What will Leroy Sane bring to Arsenal?
The Gunners will look to challenge for the Premier League title this season. Arsenal expected to bring in reinforcements to his squad in the January transfer window, with signing a winger among his top priorities.
Lorey Sane will be an excellent transfer addition to the Arsenal squad in that regard. The German international is known for his pace, flair, directness and dribbling skills. He has played 13 Bundesliga games this season, registering five goals and three assists. Sane also scored four goals in four UEFA Champions League appearances so far.
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According to WhoScored, the German international has averaged 3.1 shots, 1.3 key passes and 1.8 dribbles per 90 in the Bundesliga this season. Apart from that, he also completed 83.8 per cent of his attempted passes in the German top division.
Leroy Sane’s contract at the Allianz Arena will run until the end of the 2024-25 season. The Bavarians currently value the German international at around £60 million. Arsenal will need to pay a hefty transfer fee to bring him to the Emirates Stadium.