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Report: 'Fantastic' 24-year-old player willing to join Arsenal from CL club this month

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Borussia Dortmund and Germany star Julian Brandt is willing to make a move to Arsenal this month, according to Football London.

The Gunners are desperate for a new creative midfielder. Arsenal’s best chance-creator this season has been Kieran Tierney, which really is a shame considering that our midfielders and our wingers have the quality to offer so much more.

A new number 10 was a priority in the summer as well, but a deal for Houssem Aouar could not be completed. That opportunity doesn’t look like it will come up again this month and that has forced Arsenal to look elsewhere.

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Norwich City’s Emiliano Buendia is reportedly high on Arteta’s wish list but his £40 million price-tag could make it a little too expensive for us. That could be why Edu is looking at Brandt this month.

The German is reportedly available for just £22.6 million this month.

Brandt for £22m would be incredible business by Edu

That is an absolute bargain for a player of his quality, and the fact that he is still only 24 makes him an even better option than someone like Christian Eriksen who has also been linked with a move to the Emirates.

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Labelled as ‘a fantastic player’ by ex-Dortmund boss Lucien Favre (BVB Buzz), Brandt can solve our attacking problems. The 24-year-old had a fantastic campaign last term – scoring seven goals and providing 13 assists.

He is hugely versatile as well having played across the front three, as a number 10 and also as a box-to-box midfielder.

At a little over £22 million, this is an opportunity we simply cannot miss. Edu has to get this deal done in the very near future. A new creator is an absolute necessity and Brandt seems like he is our most affordable option at the moment.

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