Julian Draxler has reiterated his desire to leave Wolfsburg after being jeered by fans over the weekend as his side lost 3-2 to Hertha Berlin.
The Germany international has long been linked with a move to Arsenal and looks destined to be on the move next year after being refused an exit last summer.
Draxler has lost his place in the Wolfsburg team and when he did come on as a substitute on Saturday he was roundly booed by fans.
Speaking after the game Draxler said that while he understands the supporters’ frustrations their jeers have only increased his resolve to quit the club.
“I don’t think I need to tell anybody what that does to a person — it certainly doesn’t help you,” he told Kicker.
“There’s no doubt it makes it hard for you to perform on the field.
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“I can understand the fans, though. They have every right to do that. I said in the summer the way I feel and I stand by that.”
The 23-year-old also admitted he could understand why he had been left out of the team but his disappointment at the decision was evident.
“I have to accept that,” he said. “The coach doesn’t need to explain it to me. From a purely sporting point of view, it’s understandable too, but there’s not much more to say about it.”
Draxler’s time at Wolfsburg certainly looks to be coming to an end, particularly as the club have also recently admitted they are finally willing to sell their star.
Arsenal have previously had a bid for Draxler turned down, back in 2014, and while it is unclear if they will reignite their interest, if they do they are expected to face stiff competition from PSG and Juventus.