Arsenal have tabled a €30 million bid for Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler.

Arsenal's offer would then also see them pay more in add-ons for appearances, success and international caps, says the Mirror.

But Schalke want more as Draxler, 20, has a £38million buy out clause which is valid only in the summer and the German club believe more clubs will be interested in the summer.

However, it would seem that the clubs are close to agreeing a compromise with Arsene Wenger keen to bring him in now rather than risk other clubs come in this summer.

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