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."
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