Despite Arsenal being extremely short on bodies to help with squad rotation, we are hardly going to miss a player that has played about just 25 minutes all season (except for the League Cup game against Southampton where he was anonymous.
So it makes sense for Wenger to get Lukas Podolski off the payroll as soon as possible if he has no intention of playing the German international, and the latest Arsenal rumours are saying that he wants to go back to Koln one day, and now the Express is saying that Roberto Mancini is keen on taking him to Inter Milan.
When asked whether he knew of Mancini’s interest, Podolski took his chance to again say that he was ready to leave Arsenal: He said: “I don’t say that I want to leave or that I leave in winter. I just think about my situation and my situation is unhappy.
“It is like anyone who is not getting a chance at doing their job.
“Galatasaray were interested in me however, no direct contact was made nor was an offer put on the table. We’ll see what happens in January.”
Most Arsenal fans would agree with the fact that Podolski is not getting a chance to do his job, and most of us would actually like him to get a chance to play. But will the ever-stubborn Wenger allow him to leave in January?