Arsenal line up a ₤25 m move for Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji, according to a report.
Arsenal are apparently lining up a ₤25 m move for Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji
The Gunners are anticipated to be in the market for a new centre-back this summer regardless of the fact that William Saliba is because of reach the club following a loan spell at Saint-Etienne.
Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti continues to be linked with Mikel Arteta’s side, however according to FussballTransfers, the capital giants are creating a ₤25 m offer for Akanji.
The report declares that Arsenal held talks with BVB in January over a capacity summer offer, and the 24- year-old might now be heading for the Emirates Arena in time for the 2020-21 campaign.
Akanji, who joined Dortmund from Basel in January 2018, has actually made 34 appearances for Lucien Favre’s side during the 2019-20 campaign, consisting of 24 getaways in the Bundesliga.
The Switzerland international likewise played the full 90 minutes as BVB taped a 4-0 win over Schalke 04 on their go back to Bundesliga action last weekend.