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Arsenal have not come close to Julian Brandt and Borussia Dortmund have no intention of selling the midfielder this month as the Gunners’ transfer business has taken another turn.
Brandt has been strongly linked to a move to The Emirates this month, after it was stated that the BVB was ready to collect on the player.
Arsenal, according to The Atheltic on Boxing Day they were ringing a move for Brandt, but that has been dismissed by BVB.
Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has quashed rumors that Brandt will be sold.
“A name is constantly being mentioned that doesn’t really play any role in our deliberations at this time. That should come to an end, ”Zorc said before the trip to RB Leipzig.
“I can only repeat; there is not the slightest thing on the table.
“We can’t do anything if rumors that aren’t true are constantly spreading.
“Basically, of course, we would deal with each situation individually. Even in an economic context that is not optimistic due to the situation of the pandemic.
“There is currently nothing on the table that we need to consider.”
It seems that the lost target of Arsenal’s midfield is fading day by day with Emi Buendia also off the menu.
The Daily Express They have reported that Mikel Arteta’s hopes of signing Buendia were dashed after Norwich decided they will not be sold this month.
And another man, who is now off the club’s radar, is Isco. Athletic He understands that Arteta “is not willing” to pursue the Madridista.
However, Image reporter Christian falk has released a new name for January.
PSG midfielder Julian Draxler is now a possible target for Arsenal.
– Christian Falk (@cfbayern) January 8, 2021
Draxler has been linked to Arsenal in previous years.
Leeds has also been mentioned as a suitor for the 27-year-old, who will be a free agent in the summer.
According to Italian outlet Gazzetta dello Sport, Leeds has rekindled their interest in Draxler following Mauricio Pochettino’s appointment.
The midfielder has been a minor player, with just five starts so far this season after being hampered by injury.