Reports coming from Italy are that Arsenal have been given the green light by Juventus to sign their right back Stephan Lichtsteiner According to Tuttosport a news media outlet that is quite reliable when it comes to Juve matters, Juve are ready to jump at the opportunity of selling the defender to Arsenal are they need the money in order to sign Ajax’s Christian Eriksen and Feyenoord’s Daryl Janmaat. Just yesterday the media in the UK reported that Arsenal are interested in signing the highly rated right back as the Gunners try to move Bacary Sagna to the centre of their defense.
Arsenal are reportedly ready to bid as high as 12 million pounds in order to get the defender after seeing their efforts to sign Jesus Gamez from Malaga become frutile.
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Stephan Lichtsteiner is a Swiss international. He was born January 16, 1984. He has a total of 56 caps for Switzerland as of the time of writing this article. He was signed by Juventus from Lazio on June 27 2011 in a deal believed to be worth 10 million Euros. He has so far played a total of 63 matches for Juventus scoring 6 times.