Lothar Matthaus has urged interested clubs such as Arsenal to steer clear of signing Julian Draxler due to his weak character.

Arsenal have been long time admirers of Julian Draxler and the Gunners most certainly stand a great chance of securing the services of the German international during the upcoming January transfer window.

Draxler has made it clear in no uncertain terms that he wants to leave Wolfsburg as soon as possible and having denied the midfielder a chance to move over the summer, club chief Klaus Allofs has now admitted that he will be looking to offload the unhappy star in January.

 

In an interview with Reviersport, Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann has revealed that he is a big fan of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil.

Mesut Ozil may not be everyone’s cup of tea but few can argue with the fact that the German international is one of the best playmakers in modern football.

The World Cup winner has enjoyed a wonderful career so far with the likes of Werder Bremen and Real Madrid, and the Arsenal attacker is currently one of the true superstars of the Premier League at the moment.

 

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has gone on to question Arsene Wenger’s policy of using David Ospina as the main goalkeeper during Champions League matches.

Petr Cech is arguably one of the best goalkeepers in the world at the moment and the veteran has proven to be crucial to Arsenal’s fine start to the current campaign.

If indeed the Gunners are to go all the way this season, Cech is sure to play a huge role and the presence of such a quality custodian most certainly boost the North London side’s chances of claiming the Premier League title which has proven to be elusive for the past decade or so.

According to reports obtained by Le Soir from Football Leaks (via Get French Football), Liverpool have inserted a clause into Roberto Firmino’s contract which bars him from joining Arsenal for any price.

Liverpool splashed around £29 million to secure the services of Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim at the start of last season and following a slow start to life in England, the Brazilian has firmly managed to establish himself as one of the best attacking players in the Premier League at the moment.

Liverpool certainly knew that they were buying a quality player in Firmino and now according to leaked documents obtained by Le Soir from controversial whistleblower website Football Leaks, it has been revealed that the attacking midfielder currently possesses a whopping £82.3 million release clause in his contract.

Hector Bellerin has unsurprisingly been one of the first names on the team sheet for manager Arsene Wenger this season and the defender has had a crucial role to play in the Gunners’ fine start to the campaign so far.

Given Bellerin’s importance to the team, fans were certainly left very worried after it was revealed that the right-back had suffered an ankle injury during the 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in the North London derby at the Emirates Stadium last month following a heavy challenge by Danny Rose.