German World Cup ace has yet to seal Emirates move…
Arsenal are reportedly closing in on a deal to bring Real Madrid’s German anchorman to the Emirates, but a deal is far from complete – with the player’s enormous wage demands a potential stumbling block.
If Arsene Wenger’s men can’t wrap up the deal, here’s five stars they could perhaps target instead.
5) Lars Bender – Bayer Leverkusen
Bender’s been consistently linked with Arsenal, and he provides many of the tenacious combative traits as his international compatriot Khedira. He’s a good passer of the ball, but prides himself on his ability to win it back from the opposition first and foremost.