first_imgThere are reports Arsenal want Wolfsburg’s Julian Draxler but the Bundesliga club want around £55m for him. Earlier reports had suggested the Gunners would be prepared to pay around £40m, but they will have to stump up more it seems.The 22-year-old played as Germany were knocked out by France in the Euro 2016 semi-final and is now free to sit down and discuss his future.If signed, Draxler would add some serious firepower to the Arsenal attack and the strikers, whoever, they may be next season, will be delighted.Here, talkSPORT looks at a possible starting line up next season featuring Draxler. 11 Attacking midfield, right: Alexis Sanchez – Sanchez may be the subject of interest from Juventus, but the club will fight hard to keep him and maybe some big money signings can persuade him to stay? Failing that, there’s always Theo Walcott… Attacking midfield, centre: Mesut Ozil – Ozil was king of the assists last season. Right back: Hector Bellerin – Bellerin has been linked with a move to Barcelona after the Spanish champions sold Dani Alves, but it looks like he is staying put. Striker: Alexandre Lacazette/ Olivier Giroud – Giroud has been great for France, but Arsenal have still been linked with Lyon’s Alexandre Lacazette. However, the club will have to pay a reported fee of £42m, so if he is deemed too expensive, then don’t forget the Gunners also have Danny Welbeck (when fully fit)… 11 Centre back: Per Mertesacker – As well as Mertesacker, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger can also call upon Gabriel and Calum Chambers. Central midfield: Granit Xhaka – The club has just spent a huge £30m on the 23-year-old midfielder. 11 Left back: Nacho Monreal – Monreal’s consistency is something that pleases Wenger. “He’s 100 per cent committed and I think as well he has improved since arriving and has shown that in many big games as well,” the manager said. Goalkeeper: Petr Cech – click the arrow above, right, to see a possible Arsenal starting line up next season with Julian Draxler – There are reports Arsenal want Wolfsburg’s Julian Draxler but must pay £55m for him, according to reports. Here, talkSPORT looks at a possible starting line up next season featuring the 22-year-old beginning with Cech. The 34-year-old is certain to keep his place in the Arsenal goal next season. 11 11 Centre back: Laurent Koscielny – Koscielny is definitely the club’s best defender. 11 11 Central midfield: Aaron Ramsey – Midfield is an area the club are blessed, with Jack Wilshere (when fully fit), Santi Cazorla (when fully fit), Francis Coquelin (when fully fit), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (when fully fit) and Mohamed Elneny also available. 11 Attacking midfield, left: Julian Draxler – Apparently the club are chasing Draxler, who could cost £55m. At club level he has played as part of an attacking front three in both central and wide positions. 11 11 11last_img