Arsenal have seemingly moved forward of the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United in the pursuit of Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka.
The 22-12 months-aged has been earmarked as Arsene Wenger‘s primary focus on to bolster the midfield ranks, and according to The Sunshine, the club are confident of finalise a pre-deal with the German in January.
Should the go go by, the north London facet will have signed players from Schalke in consecutive seasons owning formerly recruited Sead Kolasinac from the Gelsenkirchen outfit past summer time.
Gorezka has been in primary touch for Schalke this campaign, and he has presently notched four targets throughout all competitions this term. The adaptable midfielder has also created a huge effect with the German national facet, owning scored 6 targets in just 12 appearances in the calendar 12 months.
Schalke have been just lately tipped for the potential sale of Goretzka in the New Yr, but they seem content material running down his deal – similarly to the cases of Joel Matip and Kolasinac in the latest seasons.