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Dortmund star linked with Arsenal

22nd November 2018, 02:37 by Michael Holland

Borussia Dortmund star Julian Weigl has been suggested as a potential replacement for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey.

Ramsey is heading for the exit door after failing to agree a new deal with the Gunners, and now the hunt is on for his replacement, with a number of top players linked.

Reports now claim that Weigl, who is well known by Arsenal's head of recruitment Sven Mislintat, is a target and the Gunners are currently pursuing a deal.

Mislintat was behind the move that took the tough tackling midfielder to Dortmund, and if he gets his way, a reunion could be on the cards at the Emirates Stadium.

However he will not come cheap with reports claiming that BVB would be holding out for a fee in the region of £65million, despite the fact he has not been in the greatest form this season.

Arsenal would also face strong competition as it has been claimed that Paris Saint-Germain are also showing an interest in him.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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