Khedira to Arsenal update: Move back on, but could Bayern Munich swoop in first?

first_img1 It appeared Arsenal’s move for Real Madrid star Sami Khedira was on the rocks, but in the world of football things change in an instant, so talkSPORT looks at the current situation…Edging closer to dealDespite the move looking dead a matter of weeks ago, the Mirror are reporting that Khedira’s protracted switch to Arsenal could be back on. The publication report that Real Madrid are keen to cash in on the midfielder this summer, rather than lose him for free next year.Arsenal fighting hardThe Express are confident that some sort of deal can be worked out, reporting that Arsenal are’ fighting hard’ to bring Khedira to England. With Madrid hoping to recoup some sort of transfer fee for the 27-year-old, they say a compromise could be reached, whether it be in the form of a lower valuation or the player accepting a slightly reduced wage.Bayern make contactSud-Deutsche Zeitung report that Bayern have contacted Khedira over a potential move, but are unlikely to pursue it this summer and will instead wait until next year when the German international will be out of contract.No truth in Bayern linkBayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has dismissed any suggestions of the Bavarians weighing up a move for Khedira, with Tages Spiegel quoting him as saying any reports indicating this are “false”. They claim the midfielder is viewed by Real Madrid as ‘expendable’, but that Arsenal rather than Bayern are the likeliest to land him.Arsenal 100 per cent keenThe Metro have given Arsenal fans hope, writing that the club are still keen on brining Khedira to the Emirates. There are still concerns over the player’s wages, but the Gunners are thought to be softening their stance and are optimistic a deal can be done before the start of the season.Arsenal fans, is Sami Khedira the perfect signing or should you be targeting another position? Comment below… Sami Khedira has been linked with a switch to Arsenal last_img