Gunners approach Bundesliga winger amid Manchester City interest
According to a report, the Gunners have registered their interest in Leroy Sane but face a battle to beat Premier League club Manchester United to the German sensation.
Premier League club Manchester City are set to pay up to £42millon to land the winger this summer according to German publication Sport Bild
Report indicate that there is also some other heavyweights like French champions Paris St-Germain, Barcelona and Bayern Munich will all battle the English Premier League giants to sign the youngster.
New Schalke 04 manager Christian Heidel has informed the 20-year-old midfielder to make up his mind about his future when he returns to his club side after international duty with Germany.
“Leroy Sane must make after the European Championship a decision regarding his future. For Schalke 04 takes a certain predictability, “Heidel said in an interview with Sport Bild. “We have always made it clear that we would be pleased if Leroy Sane remains at Schalke.”
Top clubs are currently interested in signing the 20-year-old, who is regarded as one of the highly rated prospects in European football, despite only playing a cameo role for his country at Euro 2016.
Sane’s national side are set for a semi-final against hosts France on Thursday, although the youngster is yet to play a role in the tournament so far in a competitive German squad.
The 20-year-old midfielder, who plays as a winger, helped the German club Schalke to a 5th placed finish last season and scored eight goals in 33 games.
Arsenal manger Arsene Wenger is still looking for reinforcement and Sané could be a serious option for the London club.