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Arsene Plans To Splash £70m On Three Of Germany’s Finest

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is lining up a £70m triple raid for Borussia Dortmund duo Robert Lewandowski and Mario Gotze as well as Bayer Leverkusen’s Lars Bender

Despite the transfer window being closed there is still plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, Arsenal are linked with a triple swoop on the Bundesliga.

Mario Gotze

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is lining up a sensational £70m triple raid on Germany this summer as he prepares to break the clubs transfer record in order to bring top talent to north London, according to the Mirror.

While we’ve seen something of a return to form in recent weeks, this season has been hugely disappointing for Arsenal. We were knocked out of the domestic cups to lower league opposition, knocked out of the Champions League at the last 16 stage and were out of the Premier League title race by Christmas. So it’s understandable many Gooners have been calling for heavy investment this summer.

Well it appears we may get our wish as the Mirror claim that boss Arsene Wenger is targetting three players, all of who play in the German Bundesliga, and is preparing to break the clubs transfer record to bring them to the Emirates at the end of the season.

The report suggests the boss is ready to splash around £70m on Borussia Dortmund duo Robert Lewandowski and Mario Gotze along with Bayer Leverkusen’s Lars Bender as he looks to rebuild his squad this summer.

The newspaper claims Wenger is keen to land a striker and is ready to go head-to-head with Man Utd and Chelsea for the £25m-rated Lewandowski, while he’s also set to step up his interest in midfielders Gotze and Bender after sending chief scout Steve Rowley to watch the players in recent months.

All three would be excellent signings but you’d have to ask why Lewandowski and Gotze would leave defending Bundesliga champions Dortmund to come to Arsenal. Even if they do decide to leave Germany I’m sure we wouldn’t be the only club interested and there would likely be some clubs out there who’d offer a lot higher wages than we would.

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So while it’s always nice to be linked with top quality players, you have to be realistic. So I’m not going to be getting my hopes up that this lot will be at Arsenal next season.

Would you like to see Lewandowski, Gotze and Bender come to Arsenal this summer? Get involved in the comments section below.



  1. emirate krystoffah

    March 31, 2013 at 7:54 pm

    If we can acquire them in the summer, it’s gona be a great boost to the club 4 the coming season.

  2. zaiyad usman miko

    March 31, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    its will be good sign for the club if there sign them.

  3. Kennedy otieno

    March 31, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    Lets hope its not another rumour,arsenal has alot of rumours,let it come true for once!

  4. Harry

    March 31, 2013 at 9:28 pm

    hmmm – is it season ticket renewal time already?

  5. nick

    March 31, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    Won’t happn!!!! This is arsenal guys!
    Wud love it but thinking realistcally

  6. Afolabi

    March 31, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Stop disiving us u guy

  7. MistaKen

    April 1, 2013 at 12:57 am

    This would amount to the most radical transfer moves AW has made since his arrival. Wont believe it unless I see them in Arsenal shirts.

  8. Mandate

    April 1, 2013 at 3:26 am

    Transfer rumours, wnt happen. U guys r funny

  9. semiu

    April 1, 2013 at 6:01 am

    Am expecting wenger to brake gunner transfer policy thìs season from bying top players i.e,worldclass player…up gooners

  10. semiu

    April 1, 2013 at 6:05 am

    All what wenger need now is to addres all his squad encourage them..that they can do it.especially in the middle and wenger will trust

  11. timilnxx

    April 1, 2013 at 7:07 am

    hope all dis is true.i don’t want stupid rumors.

  12. ken

    April 1, 2013 at 7:23 am

    if wenger when wenger gets new players then we can talk other than that its just rumors , why would arsenal let other clubs know who they were interested in buying they may offer a much better future deal

  13. ET'OO

    April 1, 2013 at 10:40 am

    Oooooh no! thi is history we would like to see them but how many players have been link to arsenal en the transfer dint materialize stop duping us we are tired of links we need action/players.

  14. Ezekia komekar

    April 1, 2013 at 11:31 am

    nice romours i think will be proper gooners squard…do it wenger..for the sake of ur fans…brave 4 gunerz

  15. rogart m

    April 1, 2013 at 1:42 pm

    Why two midfilders instead of a defender?Where is Mats hummel?i will believe when i see them in arsenal shirts.

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