Bayern Munich Reportedly Eyeing Shock Move for Arsenal’s Takehiro Tomiyasu
Bayern Munich is rumored to be considering a surprise bid for Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu. The 25-year-old has emerged as a key player under Mikel Arteta’s management this season.
Versatility and Impressive Form
Tomiyasu has showcased his versatility by playing as a center-back, left-back, and right-back throughout the season. He has provided cover for Oleksandr Zinchenko and the injured Jurrien Timber.
His outstanding performances have attracted the attention of one of Europe’s biggest clubs.
Bayern Munich’s Interest
According to transfer journalist Florian Plettenberg, Bayern Munich is contemplating making a bid for Tomiyasu. The Bundesliga giants are drawn to the defender’s ability to play in both center-back and full-back positions.
A January transfer seems unlikely as Tomiyasu is expected to participate in the Asian Cup. However, Bayern Munich is likely to continue monitoring him until the summer transfer window opens.
The possibility of Tomiyasu leaving Arsenal has left some fans anxious, with one person expressing their concern on Twitter: “Very very interesting. But we need him at Arsenal.”
Another fan added: “With all due respect, they should look elsewhere. Tomi is not for sale.”
Tomiyasu’s Arsenal Journey
Tomiyasu joined Arsenal in a £20 million transfer from Bologna in 2021. Despite struggling with a knee injury last season, which required surgery and sidelined him for several months, he has made a remarkable comeback this season.
Having made 69 appearances for the Gunners, Tomiyasu scored his first goal in a 5-0 victory over Sheffield United last month.
Bayern Munich’s interest in Takehiro Tomiyasu highlights his growing reputation as a talented and versatile defender. While Arsenal fans may be concerned about the potential departure of Tomiyasu, his contributions to the team have not gone unnoticed.