Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta has revealed he is contemplating leaving Germany this summer after four years in the Bundesliga. The Swiss international - who has made 37 appearances for his country, scoring six times - has previously been linked with a move to Arsenal with the former St. Gallen star's playing style likened to Freddie Ljungberg. And the 24-year-old could now be set for a summer switch to the Emirates Stadium, after revealing he needs a new challenge having made more than 100 league outings for Leverkusen, netting 16 goals. “The chance that I'll leave Bayer Leverkusen this summer is quite big," he told Blick. "I've been playing here for a long time already and I feel like I need a new challenge. “However, I'm not leaving the club for just any team. I want to make the next step in my career and join a bigger team. I'm full of confidence though that I'll find an interesting club.” ARSENAL FANS! Check FourFourTwo.com’s ever-expanding interviews archive for more stuff to read: Web Exclusives Patrick Vieira, Cesc Fabregas Q&A Theo Walcott, Cesc Fabregas One on One Arsene Wenger, Thierry Henry, Ian Wright Boy's A Bit Special Theo Walcott, Armand Traore Perfect XI Ian Wright What Happened Next? Gus Caesar, Peter Marinello And Another Thing Being a Big Four fan Plus! Rate Arsenal players (and others) on Talentspotter
26 May 2009
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