According to the reports in Germany Borussia Dortmund, favor player Julian Brandt is open to the idea to join Arsenal in the future. If any possible move happens in real at the end of the ongoing season. Brandt linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund in the future and lately, it is Arsenal that has shown interest in signing the attacking midfielder during the transfer window.
The only hope that Arsenal has received to continue the struggle and fight for the Premier League place is after the club made it to three successive wins in the last three matches. Since early November Arsenal was on a ride of giving away a number of dull performances. The North London outfit is aware of their terrible start and the areas that require urgent strengthening.
Hence Mikel Arteta is once again in the transfer market to bring the spark in midfield and the attacking area after scoring only 16 goals from all Premier League matches. Edu and Mikel Arteta have kept no secret of their ‘need’ to sign a midfielder and the attacher.
While Arsenal was turned down a number of times in the past when they made approaches for Lyon’s midfielder who would have cost them around £54m. This term Arsenal has changed their course and rather made some other targets including Real Madrid star Isco, Barcelona youngster Riqui Puig and Norwich City’s Emiliano Buendia.
Arsenal is targetting Julian Brandt
The 24-year-old has emerged out as the next midfield target. Several reports from BILD’s and according to Christian Falk, the discussion is going in the North London to find a suitable possible bid in order to bring the versatile attacking midfielder who can also play on a left-wing.
Falk tweeted on Tuesday afternoon: “@Arsenal is interested in @JulianBrandt The transfer is already a topic in the dressing room.” This is just another thing that confirmed the name of Julian Brandt as one of the potential names from the target midfielders.
Brandt joined the German outfit Borussia Dortmund by making a high profile move of €25million (£22m) from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer of 2019. The German-made an impressive Bundesliga debut by scoring eight goals in 64 appearances for the club last season.
The attacking midfielder also has 35 caps for Germany under his name. He has scored three goals since making a debut in 2016. But Brandt has fallen down the pecking order after only playing for six league matches this season. On the other hand, Arsenal is waiting to lay down a bid as the club is involved in the heavy discussion.
Arsenal academy boss Per Mertesacker and Julian Brandt share the same agent’s Falk claims that the midfielder is tempted with the idea of moving to Arsenal. However, Borussia Dortmund is not ready to sanction any move during the mid of the season. Thereby Arsenal may have to wait for the summer to propose an offer.
Days before his dismissal from Dortmund. Lucien Favre urged fans to be patient and asked Brandt to bounce back from the struggles even stronger. As he backed the player saying he runs very well behind the opponent’s line and thus sometimes plays as an attacker. He can play very well.
Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc also said that Julian can play better than how he is playing at a moment. The only important thing is that he continues working on himself.
During the press conference on Thursday Arsenal head coach, Mikel Arteta talked about working with the club in regards to new arrivals. He said there are players who will go on loan and some will leave. As there is quite a number of players in a certain position. Moreover, once it will get over, the club will look for the right opportunities to bring some more help in different areas.