Arsenal fans are desperate to see Kai Havertz sign for the club after he spoke to Sky in Germany, refusing to rule out a move away from Bayer Leverkusen (Sky Germany via The Metro).
The north London giants are one of a host of clubs interested in signing the star, with Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Barcelona also said to be interested.
Indeed, the Germany international enjoyed a brilliant campaign with Leverkusen last season, scoring 20 goals in all competitions. The 20-year-old has started this season in a similar vein, scoring in the opening league game against SC Paderborn and in the German cup.
It is thought the German club are confident of fetching a similar fee to the £113m Benfica collected for young star Joao Felix.
Fans seemed to be giddy with excitement at the thought of signing the playmaker, as they took to Twitter to react.
Here is a selection of tweets from the north London faithful:
Havertz number 7 next summer please
— Stu Mac AFC (@StuartyMac07) September 4, 2019
Would love to see him at arsenal one one the best young talents around
— Saucysaka (@gooner_james) September 4, 2019
Agent @Bernd_Leno you’ve got this covered i believe
— Romeo_myles (@Vanromeo2) September 4, 2019
We can wait till next season for this baller
— Deepak Chaudhary (@doomed_me) September 4, 2019
And Raul entered the chat
— Laastro Weyn 🇸🇴 (@Shafka_Gunner) September 4, 2019
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He has said the ozil and kroos are the best German players ever, we give him a chance to play with his hero and no way he’s saying no
— Ameen (@ameen1848) September 4, 2019