Sven Bender has demanded that Dortmund bosses allow him to join Arsenal.
That's according to friends of the German midfielder.
If the reports turn out to be true, then Bender could be on his way to the Emirates.
'He's hoping to join up with Arsene Wenger', said the source. 'The two of them have been on talking terms for a while now.'
The transfer is expected to be in the region of €31 million.
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