Football

Arsenal eye Dortmund star as Sagna replacement

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Arsenal are readying a transfer move for Polish international and Borussia Dortmund player Lukasz Piszczek. Arsene Wenger has reportedly decided that Piszczek will be the man to replace right back Bacary Sagna, according to talkSPORT.

Sagna's contract talks with Arsenal are said to have broken down over a disagreement on salary and length of contract. The player turns 31 in a day and it is unlikely Arsenal will want to hand him a three-year contract despite his importance to the first team. 

Even at the age of 31, Sagna is in prime form and plays an essential role in the Gunners' sturdy back four. 

Arsenal's quest to bring Piszczek to north London will be no easy feat. The Pole has been at Dortmund since 2010 and will most likely stay there until his contract runs out in 2017 unless Arsenal are willing to pay a hefty price. 

With the likes of Julian Draxler and Mario Balotelli already rumoured to be on Arsene Wenger's shopping list for the summer, it is unlikely that the boss will want to spend too much on bringing Piszczek to north London. 

In 2012, Jurgen Klopp was quoted saying: "When I hear that someone wants to sign Piszczek for ten and fifteen million, I can only say we aren't a cheap discount store."

Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: http://gms.to/1a2u3KU

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Lukasz Piszczek
Borussia Dortmund
Premier League
Arsenal
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again