Lukas Podolski looks set to leave the club this summer, with the German international finding himself surplus to requirements at the Emirates. He appears to be close to a move to Turkish side Galatasaray, and has even spoken about being keen on making the switch, according to Goal.
The World Cup winner has struggled badly for first team football at the club recently, and was largely confined to the bench at the start of last season.
He secured a loan move to Serie A side Inter Milan, but didn’t fare much better in Italy.
The 30-year-old looks set to try his hand in Turkey now however, speaking openly about his desire to player for Super Lig giants Galatasaray.
“I would like to play for Galatasaray,” Podolski said, as quoted by Goal.
“They have great fans and I have had a huge response from them on social media.”
Podolski can be hugely enjoyable to watch when he’s on form, and the goals he is capable of scoring are truly fantastic. Far too often he goes missing however, and at times we have looked like a side playing with ten men when the former Bayern Munich star is on the pitch.
It would be a shame to see him leave as he is clearly a character off the field, but he doesn’t look like he has a future at Arsenal.