Looks like Arsenal will not be getting one of the big items on their holiday list this year.
“According to the report by French net outlet Get French Football, Draxler has told his Germany team-mate and PSG goalkeeper Kevin Trapp that he is keen to move to Paris,” the Express reports. “And French TV station Canal + are claiming discussions between the parties are already at an advanced stage”
So yeah, a lot of smoke surrounding this one. Given Arsenal’s financial status in world soccer, it’s not too surprising they would lose out on a highly touted transfer target to a super-rich club like PSG.
Still, it’s a disappointing blow for the club. Draxler is a nice talent, and he would have been a good boost for the team as it looks to rebound from two straight Premier League losses and get back into the title race.
Also, let’s hope there wasn’t a lot of merit to those rumors that Özil was hoping for the club to sign Draxler.