Joe Willock: Bayern Munich keen on Arsenal youngster
Last Updated: 06/08/19 6:47pm
Bayern Munich are interested in signing Arsenal youngster Joe Willock, Sky Sports News understands.
The 19-year-old impressed for the Gunners in pre-season, and played for over an hour in their 2-1 win over the German champions in the USA last month.
Bayern are targeting young English talent in the transfer market, having previously had several offers for Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi rejected this year.
However, Unai Emery has high hopes for Willock, and last month challenged the Londoner to become a key man for Arsenal this campaign.
He made six appearances for Arsenal last season, including a cameo off the bench in the 4-1 Europa League final defeat to Chelsea in May.
Arsenal are hoping to be active in the transfer market before the window closes on Thursday, and are keen to sign a replacement for captain Laurent Koscielny, who is set to join Bordeaux.
The Gunners are also ready to make a final push for Kieran Tierney having seen their previous offers for the left-back turned down by Celtic in this window.
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