As per a report from Sky Sports News, Arsenal youngster Xavier Amaechi is on the verge of a move to an unnamed German club.
Amaechi, an 18-year-old winger, is widely-regarded as one of the most-promising prospects on the books of the Gunners.
The explosive wide-man is noted for his eye for goal, ability to use both feet and searing pace.
In fact, so quick is Amaechi off the mark, that many at Arsenal are of the opinion that the youngster could match Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang stride-for-stride.
Despite a metatarsal injury having restricted his time on the pitch this past season, the English youth international nevertheless managed to rack up 4 goals and 5 assists across 14 Premier League 2 outings in 2018/19.
As such, Amaechi’s talents have unsurprisingly resulted in the attacker attracting the interest of some of European football’s other heavyweights.
A report from James Benge of football.london back in March revealed that Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich had identified the Arsenal prodigy as an alternative to Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi, in the Bavarians’ hunt for fresh legs out wide:
Exclusive: Bayern Munich have their eye on Arsenal youngster Xavier Amaechi. They see him as the English prospect most likely to “do a Jadon Sancho” https://t.co/giCVUtWZOy
— James Benge (@jamesbenge) March 4, 2019
And, as per the aforementioned update emerging from the English media this evening, Amaechi’s move to Germany now appears imminent.
Though it remains unclear whether Bayern are the teen’s proposed destination, Sky Sports News have confirmed that Amaechi is close to joining a German club.
The transfer, meanwhile, looks set to be a permanent one:
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