Manchester City agree four year deal with Arsenal target

Man city team news Ilkay Gundogan

Manchester City have agreed personal terms with Borussia Dortmund’s Germany international Ilkay Gundogan.

The Daily Mail newspaper claims that a four-year deal has been struck with the 25-year-old.

Arsenal have been frequently linked with Gundogan over the past season and were also in the race to sign him this summer according to the Express.

However, the Gunners have turned their attentions towards the Switzerland international Granit Xhaka.

Gundogan has been ruled out of Euro 2016 and the beginning of next season after dislocating his knee during training earlier this month.

The German outlet Bild report that it will take Gundogan four to six months for him to make a full recovery.

The injury put his proposed move to the Premier League in doubt and caused Dortmund to postpone contract negotiations.

Dortmund reportedly gave Gundogan an ultimatum to either extend his current deal or leave the club for a transfer fee.

The Germany international of Turkish origin had a year remanning on his Dortmund contract and was reluctant to sign a new contract with the German giants.

Gundogan has seven assists and three goals in 40 appearances for Dortmund this season.

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