Arsenal striker Podolski to arrive in Istanbul next week for Galatasaray medical

Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski will arrive in Istanbul next week for a medical with Galatasaray according to Sport Mediaset.

The report states that Podolski will leave Inter following Roberto Mancini’s decision not to sign the German international.

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The Lions have been keeping tabs on Podolski and have made the German international offers in the past.

Podolski recently stated that he is considering his options and that he could leave on a permanent deal at the end of the season.

“I cannot confirm anything now. I have a year of my contract with Arsenal left and I have talked to others, I’m open to everything,” Podolski told Sky Sport Italia.

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The experienced striker is currently on loan at Inter Milan but has struggled to hold down a regular place in the first-team.

Podolski has one goal in 15 Serie A appearances for Inter this season.