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Arsenal make contact for exceptional dead-ball specialist

CalhanogluArsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern are getting giddy with excitement after hearing that their club has started to make the first steps towards a sensational new addition.

Spanish outlet Fichajes have claimed Arsenal have made contact with Bayer Leverkusen regarding midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu, whilst Metro suggest a move for the 21-year-old could take place as early as January.

The Turkish international, known as the ‘new Mesut Ozil’ by some corners at the bar, is renowned for his dead-ball ability from a free-kick position and he has starred for the Bundesliga outfit in Europe this term, scoring two goals and grabbing an assist over two matches in the Champions League.

Bayer Leverkusen understandably do not want to sell their prized-asset and will fight tooth and nail to keep hold of the youngster, though Arsenal are probably confident that they can lure the player to the Premier League.

Our regulars at the bar are excited by the possibility of seeing Calhanoglu ply his trade for the Gunners and rival supporters have made it clear they will be extremely upset if Arsenal snatch the highly-rated star.

Arsenal fans, would Hakan Calhanoglu be a great signing for you? Let us know in the comments below!

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