Chelsea Keen On Signing Arsenal Defensive Midfield Target – Reports

Arsene Wenger is reportedly keen on bolstering his side in the January transfer window for the second half of the 2015/2016 season.

Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder’s performance for his club side has caught the eyes of some of the top sides in world football with Chelsea, Arsenal and German champions Bayern Munich interested in securing the signature of the tough tackling midfielder.

The Blues are in need of another midfield enforcer in the summer with Serbian international; Nemanja Matic failing to replicate the form that made him a defensive brick in front of Chelsea back line last season.

The Gunners signed Mohamed Elneny from FC Basel in Switzerland, but the Egyptian won’t be the only new face in the Gunners midfield, as the Gunners are looking to bring in at least one more defensive midfielder.

Bayernare also reportedly interested in the 23 year old, but a move in the January transfer window looks highly unlikely.

According to 101greatgoals; Borussia Monchengladbach coach Max Eberl is quoted by German newspaper Bild as saying “I know that Granit will not leave Gladbach now, but I do not know what will happen in the summer.

The same source revealed that Granit has a release clause at Borussia Monchengladbach to leave this summer for €30 Million.

It is now evident that all interested party would have to wait till the summer to secure his services or place a bid above his release clause to daze the Gladbach board into cashing in on one of their prized assets in the January transfer window.

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