Lukas Podolski - Starting spot in doubt at Arsenal?

Arsenal – Podolski Will Talk To Wenger About Possible Departure

Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski will discuss his situation with manager, Arsene Wenger and may leave the club in January. The German international is yet to start a single Premier League game for Arsenal this season, enjoying just 37 minutes of action on the pitch, and was again ignored in the 2-2 draw against Hull City on Saturday. With Theo Walcott reaching full fitness, the chance of Podolski starting a league game are thinner than before and the 29-year old admits a move away from the London club might be ideal for his career. The 29-year-old told Sport Bild: “I have a contract with Arsenal until 2016. I feel at home in London and get on with the fans very well.” “Nevertheless, I will try to speak with the coach and the club to see what is best for all parties. “I want to play football and am not the type to sit on the bench until my contract expires.” Lukas Podolski […] Read more »

Lukas Podolski - Starting spot in doubt at Arsenal?

Arsenal FC Striker Lukas Podolski Hints At January Exit

The German international is yet to start a Premier League game this season, with only 37 minutes of action on the field, and has once again expressed his frustration. Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski is open to leaving the club and has insisted that the situation has to change. He came close to a move away from the Emirates this summer but an injury to French international Olivier Giroud eventually prompted Arsenal to reject offers for Podolski. But the German has been afforded only 37 minutes of Premier League football and has not ruled out an exit in the January transfer window. “I have assessed my position in the team and it has to change now,” Podolski told reporters. “Let’s see what happens in the winter. The fact is that I’m not happy with it, that’s clear.” During the international break Podolski met up with his former team FC Cologne prompting suggestions of a return there. “Time fitted very well, and […] Read more »