Wenger wants ‘new Robin van Persie’

By on January 14, 2014

Arsene Wenger is pushing for a £35million deal for Julian Draxler, from Schalke & aims to transform him into the new Robin van Persie.

Wenger wants to sign the German international during the January transfer window, but understands that may not be realistic.

In 2004, Wenger signed Dutchman Robin van Persie – a wide player and attacking midfielder – from Netherlands side Feyenoord and moulded him into a powerful goalscorer who eventual was sold to Manchester United.

According to the Daily Mirror, Draxler has a buy-out clause of around £35m. Is he ready for the big step up?

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