Cologne coach Solbakken confident keeping Arsenal target Podolski

Cologne coach Stale Solbakken is confident keeping hold of Lukas Podolski. Arsenal and Bayern Munich are chasing the Germany international.

Cologne coach Stale Solbakken is confident keeping hold of Lukas Podolski.

Arsenal and Bayern Munich are chasing the Germany international.

"He still has 18 months to go on his current deal and that is enough time for us to prove to him that we can build a good team and he can be the big match-winner in it, even after these 18 months," the Norwegian coach told the SID news agency.

"The media like to speculate a lot about Lukas, particularly when he is playing well."

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