Although Arsene Wenger has vowed that he is only interested in signing top top quality players to improve the Arsenal first team, it has been revealed today that he is still interesting in maintaining his previous policy of buying the best young talents from around the world to try and find a bargain.
The latest target is reported to be the Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Aymen Barkok, who broke into the Bundesliga outfit’s first team this season, making 19 appearances.
Barkok has recently been picked for the Germany Under19 side and according to the German publication Spox, Wenger has been watching this exciting attacking midfielder for some time and after being turned down last summer he has now gone back with another offer that is ‘no more than £10m’.
The Bundesliga seem to be turning out lots of exciting young players at the moment, and Joachim Loew took a developing German squad to the Confederations Cup and still managed to win it, beating Alexis Sanchez’s Chile side in the Final. Le Prof has already pulled in Sead Kolasinac from Schalke earlier this summer, and he may be close to nabbing another rising star from Germany…
Perhaps this youngster could be the man to replace Santi Cazorla?