Home > Football > England > Premiership > Arsenal 

Gunners handed Khedira boost

Last Updated: Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:49
Arsenal

Arsenal's chances of landing Sami Khedira have been boosted by the news Bayern Munich have pulled out of the running.

The World Cup winner and Real Madrid midfielder is being widely tipped to leave the Bernabeu this summer having fallen out of favour under Carlo Ancelotti's side.

The likes of Luka Modric, James Rodriguez, Xabi Alonso and Toni Kroos all seem to be ahead of the German in the pecking order, meaning a move away looks likely.

Arsenal had been favourites to land the midfielder for around £27million, only for reports to surface suggesting that Bayern wanted him to run his contract down and join them for free in 12 months.

Despite the speculation, chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has denied these rumours, insisting that the Bundesliga champions are not looking to sign the German.

Khedira is now expected to join Arsenal as manager Arsene Wenger prepares a fresh bid for the midfielder.

Have you an opinion on this story? Put your money where your mouth is and claim a free £25 bet.

Related news

Gunners star set to sign

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:02

Wenger bemused by injuries

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:21

Wenger ponders Chambers switch

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:21

Pochettino denies time wasting

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 02:24

Wenger rocked by triple injury blow

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 02:03

Gunners hoping for Small talk

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:43

Arteta makes Wenger job claim

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:27

Wenger talks up derby

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:11

Flamini set for derby return

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:32

Wenger quizzes Lamps' City loan

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:53
 
© eatsleepsport.com 2010