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Koln's Podolski nearing Arsenal move indicates manager Solbakken

FC Koln striker Lukas Podolski could be nearing a summer move to Arsenal according to club manager Stale Solbakken.

The Germany international has been heavily linked with the Gunners recently with reports suggesting he has agreed terms with the North Londoners and recent comments made my Solbakken regarding the future of the 26-year old indicates he could well be on his way at season's end.

"Lukas' decision is important for us all, but also for him. We must respect this," he said according to SID.

"I know a little more than you," Solbakken added. "I know a lot, but for me it is important that he has everything under control and can concentrate on the upcoming games.

"Podolski is a Koln player at the moment and we know that he will be here until the end of the season. Then we will have to see what happens."

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