JUST IN: Bayern interested in Arsenal's Nigerian star

German Bundesliga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 05/03/2019

Bundesliga Champions Bayern Munich interested in Arsenal's Nigerian forward midfielder Xavier Amaechi.

The 18-year-old highly regarded at the Emirates Stadium and was awarded a professional deal last year that runs through until 2022 after helping the Gunners win Youth FA Cup final last season.

According to Football.London claims that Amaechi creativity is inviting suitors from across Europe as Bayern Munich eye stunning transfer swoop for the Nigerian-born in the summer after failing in a bid to lure Callum Hudson-Odoi to Germany in January after Chelsea blocked the move, despite the forward handing in a transfer request.

Following the success of fellow English youngster Jadon Sancho this term, the same report indicates that Borussia Dortmund are themselves tempted to make a move for Arsenal.

Amaechi has scored three goals in the Premier League 2 and was in action Monday evening when the Arsenal U-23 side drew 2-2 with Swansea at Meadow Park which also paraded Bukayo Saka and Folarin Balogun, the latter getting on the scoresheet.