Arséne Wenger’s side are currently depleted with injuries to about eight senior members of the team and, the French tactician knows he needs to strengthen his team in January as they are currently in a title race with the two Manchester clubs – United and City.
Now, Italian news outlet Tuttomercatoweb [per the aforementioned source] explains that the Gunners have extended their scour to the Bundesliga where they are looking to lure the three targeted players in order to add depth to their squad.
It is understood that Arsenal have sent their. Reliable scouts to watch Borussia Monchengladbach star Xhaka on numerous occasions this year. The 23-year old joined the Bundesliga side from Basel in 2012 and has been one of the important members of the team. And Wenger now wants to add the Switzerland midfielder to his side in order to bolster his ranks.
Reports have also emerged that the Gunners have approached Bayer Levekusen about the availability of brilliant attacker Bellarabi. The 25-year old German winger is a pivotal figure in the Leverkusen side and would be a brilliant addition to the Arsenal squad.
There are also claims that Schalke defender Höwedes is a target for Arsenal and, it appears Wenger is keen to revamp his side. At 27, Höwedes would certainly be a great coup for the Gunners who back four – bar Bellerin – are all ageing. The trio of Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny and Mathieu Debuchy are past the age of 30 and could soon be calling time on their careers.