Gunners look to launch move for Dortmund star.
Arsenal are planning to make a massive £40 million move to sign Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus before Monday night’s transfer deadline, according to the Metro.
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The Gunners have been long time admirers of the German international and have chased his signature throughout the summer, and their attempts to land his signature have seemingly been boosted after learning that he rejected a new contract with Dortmund.
Reus’ buyout clause drops to less than £20million next summer, and now the Daily Express says Arsenal hope to tempt Dortmund into selling now with a £40million bid.
The report suggests that the bid will be lodged before the 11pm deadline on Monday evening, and though they are leaving it late Arsene Wenger is hoping that he will be able to pull off the deal in time.
Arsenal are looking at adding more attacking options to their front line after Olivier Grioud suffered a broken ankle last weekend.