Arsenal ready to make Kevin Volland Mikel Arteta’s first signing

first_img Metro Sport ReporterSunday 22 Dec 2019 10:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5.3kShares Comment Volland is a wanted man (Picture: TF-Images/Getty)Arsenal are ready to make Kevin Volland the first signing of Mikel Arteta’s reign as manager, having impressed club scouts.The Bayer Leverkusen forward is expected to be part of a list of potential signings put to new boss Arteta, with the Gunners keen to hand the former Manchester City assistant manager a mid-season boost, according to Sky Sports.Predominatly a centre-forward, left-footed Volland can also play off the right-hand side and he has scored five goals and provided six assists in 16 Bundesliga matches this season. Arteta is hoping to add fresh faces to his squad (Picture: Getty)Arteta will take charge of Arsenal for the first time on Boxing Day when the Gunners travel to Bournemouth.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHe will then face top-four rivals Manchester United and Chelsea back-to-back as he looks to get the club he captained as a player back on track.A dour 0-0 draw with Everton saw Arsenal drop in the bottom half of the table and they are nine points behind fourth-placed Chelsea after Frank Lampard’s side defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 on Sunday night.Would Kevin Volland be a good signing for Arsenal?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Raul Sanllehi outlines Arsenal’s January transfer plans after Mikel Arteta arrivalMORE: Freddie Ljungberg confirms Arsenal hierarchy want to keep him after Mikel Arteta’s arrival Arsenal ready to make Kevin Volland Mikel Arteta’s first signing Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more