Arsenal ‘eyeing double transfer’ for PSG duo Layvin Kurzawa and Julian Draxler

Arsenal are reportedly planning a double swoop on PSG for Layvin Kurzawa and Julian Draxler, according to reports.

The duo have been linked with the exit door at the Parc des Princes this summer after failing to hold down regular starting berths.

Kurzawa has often played second fiddle to first-choice left-back Juan Bernat, while Draxler has made just seven starts for PSG this season.

It was rumoured that Arsenal had already agreed terms with Kurzawa to move to the club at the end of the campaign, but Sport report Barcelona have joined the race, while PSG are still hopeful of extending his contract.

The 27-year-old is out of contract and can move on a free in the summer.

Draxler meanwhile in under contract until 2021, but could move on a cut-price deal this year.

Foot Mercato report that PSG have set a £36million asking price for the German winger, alerting Arsenal and another unnamed Premier League club.

One stumbling block as far as Arsenal are concerned though is Draxler's salary, as the 26-year-old is currently on £120,000-per-week.

Arsenal are keen to re-balance the wage structure at the club, and offering Draxler such a sum would make it difficult to remain in budget when negotiating deals with current players and prospective new signings going forward.

Draxler is friends with a number of Arsenal's current squad, including Shkodran Mustafi, Hector Bellerin and Sead Kolasinac, as well as knowing Mesut Ozil from international duty with Germany.

Meanwhile Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been warned against leaving the London club for either Real Madrid or Barcelona by Dimitar Berbatov.

Aubameyang has been linked with a switch to Spain, but Berbatov feels the 30-year-old could struggle for playing time.

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