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Whether Brandt would be willing to extend his stay in Germany remains to be seen, considering claims that he has been dreaming of a move to England. However, if Arsenal do beat the likes of Spurs and Chelsea to his signature, Brandt would likely be competing with captain Martin Odegaard for the number 10 role at the Emirates.

Brandt is a versatile midfielder that can operate in midfield and out wide, though Arteta does have a number of options to call upon and the German would face a challenge to get into the team. He has been a long-term target of the Gunners, however, and responded to interest from north London two years ago.

“Of course, it’s nice when other clubs express interest,” Brandt told RTL in 2021. “But from my side, there has never been any signs that I was thinking about a transfer. I don’t think I’ll be playing anywhere else this year.”

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